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Word and Phrase Origins
Far Cry (video game)
Meaning of carrion cry?
May 05, 2008 10:06AM
I'm no linguist but doesn't it mean to crow about or boast loudly in the manner of a noisy and coarse sounding carrion bird ( eg. a crow). Hence the term 'crowing' when describing similar behaviour.