verb (used with object), craned, cran·ing.
verb (used without object), craned, cran·ing.
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Origin of crane
Definition for crane (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for crane
We unzipped the body bag, and a crowd of craned necks strained to get a look.
He had a smile on his face as he craned his neck to peek around the guards strapping him into the chair.
When her turn came to speak, the room hushed and craned its collective neck.
He craned forward, half sobered by the sudden fear that clutched him, his eyes bulging in his face.The Snare|Rafael Sabatini
Presently he craned his long body across the plant between them until his lips almost touched the ear of the younger man.Prisoners of Hope|Mary Johnston
Elmer judged this by the way the other craned his neck in order to look up.Endurance Test|Alan Douglas
The curiosity seekers in the audience could not hear, no matter how they craned their necks.Bambi|Marjorie Benton Cooke
We were scarce well headed for the pass before all heads were craned over the rail.In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson