Meaning of CROW in English


[crow] n [ME crowe, fr. OE crawe; akin to OHG krawa crow, OE crawan to crow] (bef. 12c) 1: any of various large usu. entirely glossy black passerine birds (family Corvidae and esp. genus Corvus)

2. cap a: a member of an American Indian people of the region between the Platte and Yellowstone rivers b: the language of the Crow people 3 cap: corvus -- as the crow flies : in a straight line

[2]crow vb crowed also in sense 1 chiefly Brit crew ; [ME, fr. OE crawan] vi (bef. 12c) 1: to make the loud shrill sound characteristic of a cock

2: to utter a sound expressive of pleasure 3 a: to exult gloatingly esp. over the distress of another b: to brag exultantly or blatantly ~ vt: to say with self-satisfaction syn see boast [3]crow n (13c) 1: the cry of the cock

2: a triumphant cry

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