[ krans ]
/ kræns /
a metal ring or cap to which bobstays and shrouds are secured, at the forward end of a bowsprit.
an iron mast fitting holding a yard that is not raised or lowered, as that of the foresail or mainsail on a large ship.
BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!
Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Origin of crance iron
1840–50; compare Dutch krans wreath
Words nearby crance iron
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020