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Definitions of crow

  1. To make a noise like a cock, in joy, gaiety, or defiance; to boast in triumph; to swagger. To have a crow to pluck, to have a charge to make which requires explanation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make a shrill sound like a cock; boast in triumph; utter a cry of pleasure. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To croak, to cry as a cock, in joy or defiance: to boast: to swagger:-pa.t. crew or crowed; pa.p. crowed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To cry as a cock; to boast triumphantly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To utter the cry of a cock; exult; boast. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To utter sounds of infantile delight. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. dwell on with satisfaction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. express pleasure verbally; "She crowed with joy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. utter shrill sounds; "The cocks crowed all morning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. To sing or cry as a cock, being a mark of joy or defiance; to boast in triumph. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. Crowing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a Siouan language spoken by the Crow people Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern Montana Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. The cry of a cock. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. A large bird, generally black, which utters a croaking sound: the cry of a cook: a boast. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. A large black bird; the cry of a cock. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. A bird with glossy black plumage. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The cry of a cock, or any like sound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A large black bird of the genus corvus; a crowbar; the cry of the cock. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. A large bird of a very deep blue-black colour; the cry of a cock; an iron lever. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. Crowed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. Crew of crowed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for crow

  1. Such a run had not been seen for many a long day; for it measured no less than fourteen miles " as the crow flies," and about five- and- twenty as the hounds ran. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. But Werner's crow was short, and he had no time to push success. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
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