The cuckoo clock struck nine, and Claude made a gesture of annoyance.
Perhaps it was only the striking of the cuckoo clock in my room.
When you get the cuckoo into the garden, build a wall round and keep it in.'
For it's not I'll be the cuckoo to push you out, McMurrough, lad.
Come, my cuckoo; here we are at the bottom of the valley; now or never.
"Yes, our lot are pretty good at the cuckoo game," he agreed.
And what is this cuckoo which has thus bewitched all the poets?
America is spared the infliction of this notorious "cuckoo."
When first discovered it contained two pipit's eggs and the egg of a cuckoo.
The cuckoo is not alone among British birds in its intrusion on other nests.