Main meanings of quackle in English

: quackle1quackle2

quackle1

Pronunciation /ˈkwakl/

verb

dialect British, East Anglian English
  • To choke (a person).

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Ward (1577–1640), preacher. Imitative. Perhaps compare earlier quack, although compare also querken and forms at that entry.

Main meanings of quackle in English

: quackle1quackle2

quackle2

Pronunciation /ˈkwakl/

verb

  • Quack.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian. From quack + -le.