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Crone

Crone appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Now may a fire help martyr ample hero-men on a crone’s row I worsen, or can one more help Mary trample her if a yam won?
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun crone:

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Definition of the noun crone

What does crone mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: crones

  1. an ugly evil-looking old woman

Groups

  1. Crone is a musical group.
  2. Crone is a musical group.
    • album: "Gehenna"

There are other groups with in their name, like Olde Crone.

Characters

  1. The Crone is a fictional character in the WB television show Charmed.
  2. Crone is a fictional character from the 1999 film Sleepy Hollow.
  3. Crone is a fictional character from the 2013 film Open Grave.

Miscellanea

The crone is a stock character in folklore and fairy tale, an old woman. In some stories, she is disagreeable, malicious, or sinister in manner, often with magical or supernatural associations that can make her either helpful or obstructing. The Crone is also an archetypal figure, a Wise Woman. She is marginalized by her exclusion from the reproductive cycle, and her proximity to death places her in contact with occult wisdom. As a character type, the crone shares characteristics with the hag.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Crone

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Google previewTurning Points and Transformations (2011)

Essays on Language, Literature and Culture by Christine DeVine, Marie Hendry

The crone is an embodiment of feminine power who stands in direct opposition to the kind of oppression that...

Google previewHistory of Northeast Indiana (1920)

LaGrange, Steuben, Noble and DeKalb Counties by Ira Ford

Crone is the father of two children, Maude and John. The daughter is a graduate of the common schools and is now the wife of W. D. Fisher. Mr. and Mrs. Fisher had two children, and the one now living is Gerald W. John Crone is a ...

Google previewHow Revolutionary Were the Bourgeois Revolutions? (2012)

by Neil

The spaces that allowed the emergence of capital should not be understood as synonymous with the towns but instead identified with what Patricia Crone refers to as the “extreme dispersal of power” characteristic of feudal ...

Google previewWomen's Rites, Women's Mysteries (2007)

Intuitive Ritual Creation by Ruth Barrett

The Crone is the biological cycle of the mature woman who has completed menopause and who enters a new cycle of ever-deepening wisdom and psychic growth ...

Google previewDiversity and Non-integer Differentiation for System Dynamics (2014)

by Alain Oustaloup

Theterm CRONE is a French abbreviation for Commande (ou Comportement) Robuste d'Ordre Non Entier (Noninteger order robust control (or behavior)). The various synthesis stages, fromconcept to practical achievement, are developed and ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (2013)

by Gerhard Böwering, Patricia Crone

Gerhard Böwering, Patricia Crone, Mahan Mirza...

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature (1834)

by William Toone

CRoNE (crone), an old ewe; but, as a word of contempt, signifies an old woman, though crony, which is a derivative from it, means an old acquaintance or boon companion. But it were only dame Custance alone, This old soudannesse, this ...

Google previewA glossary and etymological dictionary of obsolete and uncommon words (1834)

by William Toone

Crone (crone), an old ewe ; but, as a word of contempt, signifies an old woman, though crony, which is a derivative from it, means an old acquaintance or boon companion. t But it were only dame distance alone, Tills old soudannesse, this ...

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary (1834)

Of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases, and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature, Comprising Chiefly Those Not to be Found in Our Ordinary Dictionaries; with Historical Notices of Ancient Customs and Manners by William Toone

CRoNE (crone), an old ewe; but, as a word of contempt, signifies an old woman, though crony, which is a derivative from it, means an old acquaintance or boon companion. JBut it were only dame Custance alone, This old soudannesse, this ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

®crone, ̄. for a withered woman) that mark the passage, to the creation of new social groups of older women such as the Red Hat Societies, to the jokes, tales, and stories told about postmenopausal women. Contemporary croning ...

Google previewContested Etymologies in the Dictionary of the Rev. W. W. Skeat (1882)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood

CRONE. — \. An old sheep beginning to loose it's teeth. 2. A contemptuous name for ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Crone, croane, croen ; a decrepit, Cbo'nv. J crafty old woman, says Skinner. Ver- stegan derives from the A. S. crone, a ewe. Others from Kpovot, Saturn, or Kpovtot, lasting. But Dr. Jamieson leads us easily to the true Etymology. Croyn, crone ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

CRONE, n.s.l Anglo-Sax. crone; Dutch Cro'ny, n. s. ) kronie. Crone signifies an old ewe ; contemptuously, an old woman. Crony, which is a word of familiar parlance, is one who is an old acquaintance ; one with whom a person is very intimate.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (2013)

by Ernest Weekley

crone. Usu. identified with archaic and dial. crone, worn- out ewe (cf. croch1), archaic Du. hronje, haronje, from Picard carogne (charogne) , ...

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Poverty crone
Dancing with open belly
Along with croon. (Abdul Wahab)
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Scrabble value of C3R1O1N1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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