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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

As a southerner born after the epic events of the civil rights movement, I've always wondered how on earth people of good will could have conceivably lived with Jim Crow - with the daily degradations, the lynchings in plain sight, and, as the movement gathered force, with the fire hoses and the police dogs and the billy clubs.
Jon Meacham

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

You know if we were to look back and how we were in 1955 living in Jim Crow, living in segregation, living in segregated schools, it's hard to believe that it was America, but it really was.
Anna Deavere Smith

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
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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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