Origin of crone
Examples from the Web for crone
An “articulate and very clever man,” Watson said, “Crone was a loyal servant to Rupert Murdoch for many years.”
Back in 2009, Crone told Parliament that the phone-hacking allegations concerned only one rogue reporter and a private detective.
When hundreds more victims came to light last year, Crone was recalled to Parliament.
The Seven represents a single deity with seven aspects: Father, Mother, Warrior, Maiden, Smith, Crone, and Stranger.
“Neither Mr. Myler nor Mr. Crone told me that wrongdoing extended beyond Mr. Goodman or Mr. Mulcaire,” it said.
The crone thought to herself that the youth had made a bad choice, and therefore promised to comply with his wish.The Fairy Ring|Various
Helga the daughter of Einar was there, but she hung back; nearest of all stood Thurid the crone, listening closely.The Story of Rolf and the Viking's Bow|Allen French
Still rocking back and forth, the crone loosened the strings, and opened the bag.The Wilderness Trail|Frank Williams
Hospitable in her way, and really glad to see her guests, was the crone.Guy Deverell, v. 2 of 2|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
And the crone handed her visitor a slip of paper on which a few words were written.The Strollers|Frederic S. Isham
British Dictionary definitions for crone
Word Origin for crone
Word Origin and History for crone
late 14c., from Anglo-French carogne, from Old North French carogne, term of abuse for a cantankerous or withered woman, literally "carrion," from Vulgar Latin *caronia (see carrion).