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Imitative of the "click" sound; first recorded in the 1500s. Compare Saterland Frisian klikke (to click), Middle Dutch clicken (Modern Dutch: klikken (to click)), Old High German klecchen (Modern German: klecken, klicken (to click)), Danish klikke (to click), Swedish klicka (to click), Norwegian klikke (to click), Norwegian klekke (to hatch).

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