- crouzon's disease,
- crow blackbird,
- crow over,
- crow step,
- crow's feet,
- crow's nest
Origin of crow1
verb (used without object), crowed or for 1, (especially British), crew; crowed; crow·ing.
Origin of crow2
Origin of Crow
Examples from the Web for crow
“It tasted like a crow enchilada,” Morrissey said, as he literally ate his words.The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning|Bill Schulz|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And a third is that we all paused a second to look at the red glow over Baltimore, 35 miles away as the crow flies.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Crow explained that his site put preventative measures in place to preclude trolls from reigning.
Crow married and says that midway through the Clinton presidency his wife began to nudge him to the left.
You could actually hear a crow in the distance when this happened.
The remote ancestors of the fox or of the crow were doubtless less shrewd and cunning than the crows and the foxes of to-day.Ways of Nature|John Burroughs
He packed the cod in boxes and sent them by Crow and the steam-packet to the market in Liverpool.The Manxman|Hall Caine
The proprietor, Mr. Crow, gave me my dinner which I accepted with many thanks, for it saved my coin to pay for the next meal.Death Valley in '49|William Lewis Manly
She flapped her wings with prodigious effect—so—so—and, as for her crow, it was delicious!The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
In the Crow's Nest the sudden coup of the strikers had the effect which its originator had doubtless counted upon.The Taming of Red Butte Western|Francis Lynde
Word Origin for crow
Word Origin for crow
Old English crawe, imitative of bird's cry. Phrase eat crow is perhaps based on the notion that the bird is edible when boiled but hardly agreeable; first attested 1851, American English, but said to date to War of 1812 (Walter Etecroue turns up 1361 in the Calendar of Letter Books of the City of London). Crow's foot "wrinkle around the corner of the eye" is late 14c. Phrase as the crow flies first recorded 1800.
Old English crawian "make a loud noise like a crow" (see crow (n.)); sense of "exult in triumph" is 1520s, perhaps in part because the English crow is a carrion-eater. Related: Crowed; crowing.
Indian tribe of the American Midwest, the name is a rough translation of their own name, Apsaruke.
In addition to the idiom beginning with crow
- crown jewels
- crow over
- as the crow flies
- eat crow