The Obama administration may be crowing about its “historic” emissions agreement.
The cynics are crowing after Jeffrey Hillman turned out to be neither homeless nor shoeless.
BDSers are crowing about pension fund TIAA-CREF's choice to drop Caterpillar.
It was only a few years ago, you'll remember, that conservatives were crowing about a new birth of freedom in the Muslim world.
Over the weekend, Kaus was crowing about receiving the first $25 contribution on his Web site.
When we got there, the chickens were just at the first crowing for day.
Morning dawn, crowing of cocks, 7½ bell rung round the cabin.
But the place he liked best for crowing was a little mound near the house.
See the crowing cock and the stork, a change that is to play its part for the tall man.
He had told us that the crowing of the Gallican cock would be the sign for the revolution to begin, yet he was silent.
Indian tribe of the American Midwest, the name is a rough translation of their own name, Apsaruke.
Old English crawe, imitative of bird's cry. Phrase eat crow is perhaps based on the notion that the bird is edible when boiled but hardly agreeable; first attested 1851, American English, but said to date to War of 1812 (Walter Etecroue turns up 1361 in the Calendar of Letter Books of the City of London). Crow's foot "wrinkle around the corner of the eye" is late 14c. Phrase as the crow flies first recorded 1800.
Old English crawian "make a loud noise like a crow" (see crow (n.)); sense of "exult in triumph" is 1520s, perhaps in part because the English crow is a carrion-eater. Related: Crowed; crowing.