Definition of craw in English:

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craw

Pronunciation: /krô/

noun

dated
1The crop of a bird or insect.
Example sentences
  • Life, when it landed here, arrived only through powerful stamina or spectacular accident: a fern's spore drifting on the trade wind, a seed in the craw of a bird, the bird itself.
1.1chiefly humorous The stomach of a person or animal.

Phrases

stick in one's craw

see stick2.

Origin

Late Middle English: from or related to Middle Dutch crāghe or Middle Low German krage 'neck, throat'.

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