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Definition of the noun craw

What does craw mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: craws

  1. a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
    • example: It stuck in his craw that he was forced to step down from his position after 40 years.
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of craw: crop
    • more generic words: breadbasket / stomach / tum / tummy = an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal

Alternative definition of the noun craw


  1. [archaic] The stomach of an animal.
  2. The crop of a bird.


Craw is an independent band from Cleveland, Ohio, USA. They belong to the harder-edged branch of the math rock or post rock movement, in the same category as bands such as Colossamite, Keelhaul, Zeni Geva, Dazzling Killmen, and Ruins.


"Craw" is a musical album of Craw.

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  1. Craw is a website.
  2. Craw is an English habitational name that arrived in Britain with Anglo-Saxon tribes. Residents of the village Cronkshaw in the county of Lancashire adopted Craw as their surname.

Phrases with Craw

  1. Stick in Someone's Craw
  2. Subspecies Oliarus Instabilis Craw

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Craw

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Google previewJamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir

To CRAW, Craws, v. n. and a. To crow. CRAW, j. A crow, S. The crate of S. is properly what Is denominated ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica, Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

Craw. The same arms, within a bordure, counterchanged. Craw, per chev. engr. vert and gu. three crows ar.—Crest, a crow standing on a garb ppr. Crawe, az. on a chev. betw. ten cinquefoils, three mullets gu.—Crest, a hawk ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. Suppl. Aai-Jux by John Jamieson

To CRAW, v. n. To crow, S.] Add; A craning hen is viewed, in the traditionary code of superstition, as very unsonsie, Teviotd. This coincides with the old proverb; " A crooning cow, a crowing hen, and a whistling maid, boded never luck to a ...

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

craw n 1 . (CarA) [AF — Derog] A person's stomach; ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

In the jurisdiction of Arie, in the county of Provence, there is a distrićt called the Craw, extending in length about six o and in breadth about three, the whole surface of which is covered with small rough stones, and not a tree or bush to be seen ...

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Quotes about Craw

Every craw thinks his ain bird whitest.
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Scrabble value of C3R1A1W4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of CRAW

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What do you get if you reverse the order of the letters?

  • WARC

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Other anagrams

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  • WRAC

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