croak

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croak

1. in. to die; to expire; to succumb. The parrot croaked before I got it home.
2. tv. to kill someone or something. The car croaked the cat just like that.
References in classic literature ?
Now I am quite happy," croaked the terrible old man, with his fierce eyes leering sidelong at the bed.
That novelty has now worn off and The Voice to all intents and purposes has croaked.
There's no word as to whether they croaked or ate any flies.
I think it unnecessary and extremely unkind to describe Ian Dury as a 'grotesque and shuffling' figure who croaked out the songs, when as a child he contracted polio and doe?
Whether disaster struck, or anyone croaked, is unrecorded.
He fairly croaked his way through his small but pivotal part and evoked almost no menace.
Kids' favourite the Crazy Frog has drifted badly and is now at 14-1, suggesting the green creature may finally have croaked his last tune
The papishes have pulled the wool over the eyes of the liberal, homosexualist, communistic media once again," croaked the good Doctor, "but every good Ulster Protestant knows that the black smoke on Monday didn't come from ballot papers.
But she lost her poise/When she made a frog noise--/Yes, she smoked and she smoked till she croaked.
It's no croak MORE than 50 police officers in the border city of Nogales, Mexico, were disciplined after one of them repeatedly croaked like a frog and barked like a dog over their patrol radios.
More than 50 policemen were detained for eight hours after one of them repeatedly croaked like a frog and barked like a dog over the emergency radio frequency.
I shot three under but I don't know how,' he croaked.
These were showcased in a crimson mock-up of a theater; the two dummies presided over a spotlighted stage, and their voices squeaked and croaked show-time banalities--"Thank you all and God bless"--from a hidden speaker.
He croaked today: ``We are sorry to disappoint the fans who were planning to come to tonight's show.
Glasgow District Court had heard the frogs, which were present throughout the hearing, were fitted with a sensor to detect movement and croaked non-stop.