Origin of craunch
First recorded in 1625–35; variant of cranch
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Examples from the Web for craunch
Craunch listened with patience and advised with the boy's parents.
Meantime, Captain Woodhouse and the lion were both lying wounded on the ground, and the lion began to craunch his arm.
Some crocodile or hippopotamus crawling through the rushes might craunch the babe.The Wedding Ring
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T was a very beautiful picture, although it is not on record that Mr. Craunch was a handsome man.
After a year, Craunch came up from the country to see how his ward was getting along.
- a dialect word for crunch
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