n.1.A chirping or creaking, as of a cricket.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(22.) "Word of the Week: Name-checking," Fritinancy, August 10, 2009, accessed May 17, 2014, with_words/2009/08/word-of-the-week-namechecking.html.
"A short name isn't always the best name," she writes at her blog Fritinancy.