Carrion crow. See under Carrion.Crow blackbird(Zoöl.), an American bird (Quiscalus quiscula); — called also purple grackle.Crow pheasant(Zoöl.), an Indian cuckoo; the common coucal. It is believed by the natives to give omens. See Coucal.Crow shrike(Zoöl.), any bird of the genera Gymnorhina, Craticus, or Strepera, mostly from Australia.Red-legged crow. See Crough. As the crow flies, in a direct line.To pick a crow, To pluck a crow, to state and adjust a difference or grievance

(Crow"bar`) n. A bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever.

(Crow`ber`ry) n. (Bot.) A heathlike plant of the genus Empetrum, and its fruit, a black, scarcely edible berry; - - also called crakeberry.

(Crowd) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. & vb. n. Crowding.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. crdan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.]

1. To push, to press, to shove. Chaucer.

2. To press or drive together; to mass together. "Crowd us and crush us." Shak.

3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.

The balconies and verandas were crowded with spectators, anxious to behold their future sovereign.

4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.]

To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out the article.To crowd sail(Naut.), to carry an extraordinary amount of sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to carry a press of sail.

(Crowd), v. i.

1. To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.

The whole company crowded about the fire.

Images came crowding on his mind faster than he could put them into words.

2. To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room.

(Crowd), n. [AS. croda. See Crowd, v. t. ]

(Crow), n. [AS. crawe a crow (in sense 1); akin to D. kraai, G. krähe; cf. Icel. kraka crow. So named from its cry, from AS. crawan to crow. See Crow, v. i. ]

1. (Zoöl.) A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.

The common crow of Europe, or carrion crow, is C. corone. The common American crow is C. Americanus. See Carrion crow, and Illustr., under Carrion.

2. A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.

Get me an iron crow, and bring it straight
Unto my cell.

3. The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1.

4. The mesentery of a beast; — so called by butchers.

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