Chirk (?), v. i. [Cf. Chirp, also Creak.]

1.

To shriek; to gnash; to utter harsh or shrill cries.

[Obs.]

All full of chirkyng was that sorry place. Cheucer.

2.

To chirp like a bird.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Chirk, v. t.

To cheer; to enliven; as, to chirk one up.

[Colloq. New Eng. ]

 

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Chirk, a. [From Chirk, v. i.]

Lively; cheerful; in good spirits.

[Colloq. New Eng.]

 

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