cockcrow


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to cockcrow: dawned
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for cockcrow

the first appearance of daylight in the morning

Synonyms for cockcrow

References in periodicals archive ?
A familiar obstacle thought of fondly, the garden's slope is also a means of measuring time and toil so that the reader can imagine the pattern of days and nights spent in the garden: 'How favourable for beholding the heavens, / At cockcrow [...] / Or in the still, starry night!
They agreed that each of them would leave at cockcrow and walk toward each other's village.
The guy he mentioned is a zero, and like all of the little names out there, his too "will fade at cockcrow, like a dream." That said, I like the Weil quote of yours ...
And mother, find three berries red And pluck them from the stalk, And burn them at the first cockcrow That my spirit may not walk.
But the sound we hear from welfare dependents is not whining at all: It is the cockcrow of triumph.
Before cockcrow, families streamed into star-lantern-festooned churches for the "Mass of the Rooster".
cockcrow [gailicinium], when the rooster [gallus] lifts up its voice..." Throughout, English words in italics signal Bede's quotation of earlier sources (here, Isidore's De natura rerum and Etymologiae), another felicitous and unintrusive formatting feature of this translation (compared to quotation marks).
Amis traditionally considered ghosts or evil spirits (kawas) to be active from midnight to the first cockcrow (Huang 2005a: 179).
My wind sickness was especially bad that early morning and just around cockcrow I had stepped outside the plant to get some fresh air instead of monitoring the pressure gauges on the relief valves.
the magpie has flown six hundred years from Lubart's castle, from the seige of dilapidation at Lutsk, from apple tree, from pig squeal and cockcrow, all those deserted factories by the river Styr.
whisper, laughter, chat-- all the traffic: dog puke, cockcrow, bleat and
The second essential is confidence in itself: it must not feel that it is an anachronism, a mediaeval ghost lingering belated in a democratic age till some revolutionary cockcrow sends it to limbo.
He talked about the symbolism of the cockcrow (which for Pearson was associated with Lecoq's training) as a call to consciousness, tying this in with his sense of purpose in making theatre.
As a reminder of night's dark possibilities, Todorov cites the words of Alfonso van Worden in Jan Potocki's Saragossa Manuscript: "As everyone knows, ghosts have power only from midnight till cockcrow" (28).
Again he ridiculed the "cockcrow idolators" who worshipped the poet, and again he engaged in ad hominem attack: