Origin of crow1
Can be confusedcraw crow
Definition for crow (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), crowed or for 1, (especially British), crew; crowed; crow·ing.
Origin of crow2
Related formscrow·er, nouncrow·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for crow (3 of 3)
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
British Dictionary definitions for crow (1 of 3)
Word Origin for crow
British Dictionary definitions for crow (2 of 3)
Derived Formscrower, nouncrowingly, adverb
Word Origin for crow
British Dictionary definitions for crow (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with crow
In addition to the idiom beginning with crow
- crown jewels
- crow over
- as the crow flies
- eat crow