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craw

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Pronunciation: /krɔː
 
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Definition of craw in English:

noun

dated
The 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.

Origin

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

Phrases

stick in one's craw

1
see stick2. it sticks in his craw that he, with his row of medals, must have me for a son-in-law

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