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Definition of Crow

Crow

  1. To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance.
  2. To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
  3. To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
  4. A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.
  5. A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.
  6. The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1.
  7. The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers.

Crow Quotations

If a person is homosexual by nature - that is, if one's sexuality is as intrinsic a part of one's identity as gender or skin color - then society can no more deny a gay person access to the secular rights and religious sacraments because of his homosexuality than it can reinstate Jim Crow.
Jon Meacham

We learned to be patient observers like the owl. We learned cleverness from the crow, and courage from the jay, who will attack an owl ten times its size to drive it off its territory. But above all of them ranked the chickadee because of its indomitable spirit.
Tom Brown, Jr.

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.
John Lennon

The history of African-American repression in this country rose from government-sanctioned racism. Jim Crow laws were a product of bigoted state and local governments.
Rand Paul

The black family survived centuries of slavery and generations of Jim Crow, but it has disintegrated in the wake of the liberals' expansion of the welfare state.
Thomas Sowell
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Crow Translations

crow in Danish is krage
crow in Dutch is bonte kraai, kraai
crow in French is corneille
crow in Portuguese is corvo
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