Crapula to Craziness
(||Crap"u*la Crap"ule) n. [L. crapula intoxication.] Same as Crapulence.
(Crap"u*lence) n. The sickness occasioned by intemperance; surfeit. Bailey.
(Crap"u*lent Crap"u*lous) (- l?s), a. [L. crapulentus, crapulosus: cf. F. crapuleux.] Surcharged
with liquor; sick from excessive indulgence in liquor; drunk; given to excesses. [R.]
(Crap"y) a. Resembling crape.
(Crare) n. [OF. craier, creer, croyer, ship of war, LL. craiera, creyera, perh. from G. krieger
warrior, or D. krijger.] A slow unwieldy trading vessel. [Obs.] [Written also crayer, cray, and craie.]
(Crase) v. t. [See Craze.] To break in pieces; to crack. [Obs.] "The pot was crased." Chaucer.
(Crash) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crashed (krasht); p. pr. & vb. n. Crashing.] [OE. crashen, the
same word as crasen to break, E. craze. See Craze.] To break in pieces violently; to dash together
with noise and violence. [R.]
He shakt his head, and crasht his teeth for ire.
(Crash), v. i.
1. To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces
with a harsh noise.
Roofs were blazing and walls crashing in every part of the city.
2. To break with violence and noise; as, the chimney in falling crashed through the roof.
1. A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once.
The wreck of matter and the crash of worlds.
2. Ruin; failure; sudden breaking down, as of a business house or a commercial enterprise.
(Crash), n. [L. crassus coarse. See Crass.] Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for
(Crash"ing), n. The noise of many things falling and breaking at once.
There shall be . . . a great crashing from the hills.
Zeph. i. 10.
(Cra"sis) n. [LL., temperament, fr. Gr. fr. to mix.]
1. (Med.) A mixture of constituents, as of the blood; constitution; temperament.
2. (Gram.) A contraction of two vowels (as the final and initial vowels of united words) into one long
vowel, or into a diphthong; synæresis; as, cogo for coago.
(||Cras`pe*do"ta) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. to be bordered or edged.] (Zoöl.) The hydroid or naked-
eyed medusæ. See Hydroidea.
(Cras"pe*dote) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Craspedota.