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.] Shak.

(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.

(Crash), n.

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 towels.

(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.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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