Definition of craw in English:


Syllabification: craw
Pronunciation: /krô


  • 1The crop of a bird or insect.
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    • 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.


stick in one's craw

see stick2.


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

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