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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cranny  \Cran"ny\  (kr[a^]n"n[y^]),  n.;  pl  {Crannies}  (-n[i^]z). 
  [F.  cran  notch,  prob.  from  L.  crena  (a  doubful  word).] 
  1.  A  small  narrow  opening,  fissure,  crevice,  or  chink,  as  in 
  a  wall,  or  other  substance. 
 
  In  a  firm  building,  the  cavities  ought  not  to  be 
  filled  with  rubbish,  but  with  brick  or  stone  fitted 
  to  the  crannies.  --Dryden. 
 
  He  peeped  into  every  cranny.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  2.  (Glass  Making)  A  tool  for  forming  the  necks  of  bottles, 
  etc 




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