crayer

[ krair ]
/ krɛər /

noun

a small sailing vessel formerly used in trade along the coasts of western Europe.

Nearby words

  1. crawling peg,
  2. crawlspace,
  3. crawly,
  4. craxi,
  5. cray,
  6. crayfish,
  7. crayola,
  8. crayon,
  9. craythur,
  10. craze

Origin of crayer

1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French craier, Old French croier < Middle Dutch kraajer three-masted boat

cray

or cray cray, cray-cray

[ krey or krey-krey ]
/ kreɪ or ˈkreɪˌkreɪ /

adjective Slang.

Origin of cray

by shortening or reduplication

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British Dictionary definitions for crayer

cray

/ (kreɪ) /

noun

Australian and NZ informal a crayfish
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