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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crew  \Crew\  (kr?),  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  Manx  shearwater. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crew  \Crew\  (kr?),  n.  [From  older  accrue  accession, 
  re?n?orcement,  hence  company,  crew;  the  first  syllable  being 
  misunderstood  as  the  indefinite  article.  See  {Accrue}, 
  {Crescent}.] 
  1.  A  company  of  people  associated  together;  an  assemblage;  a 
  throng. 
 
  There  a  noble  crew  Of  lords  and  ladies  stood  on 
  every  side  --Spenser. 
 
  Faithful  to  whom?  to  thy  rebellious  crew?  --Milton. 
 
  2.  The  company  of  seamen  who  man  a  ship,  vessel,  or  at  the 
  company  belonging  to  a  vessel  or  a  boat. 
 
  Note:  The  word  crew,  in  law,  is  ordinarily  used  as  equivalent 
  to  ship's  company,  including  master  and  other  officers. 
  When  the  master  and  other  officers  are  excluded,  the 
  context  always  shows  it  --Story.  Burrill 
 
  3.  In  an  extended  sense  any  small  body  of  men  associated  for 
  a  purpose;  a  gang;  as  (Naut.),  the  carpenter's  crew;  the 
  boatswain's  crew. 
 
  Syn:  Company;  band;  gang;  horde;  mob;  herd;  throng;  party. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crew  \Crew\  (kr?), 
  imp.  of  {Crow}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crow  \Crow\  (kr?),  v.  i.  [imp.  {Crew}  (kr?)  or  {Crowed}  (kr?d); 
  p.  p.  {Crowed}  ({Crown}  (kr?n),  Obs.);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Crowing}.]  [AS.  cr?wan;  akin  to  D.  kraijen  G.  kr?hen,  cf 
  Lith.  groti  to  croak.  [root]24.  Cf  {Crake}.] 
  1.  To  make  the  shrill  sound  characteristic  of  a  cock,  either 
  in  joy,  gayety,  or  defiance.  ``The  cock  had  crown.'' 
  --Bayron. 
 
  The  morning  cock  crew  loud.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  shout  in  exultation  or  defiance;  to  brag. 
 
  3.  To  utter  a  sound  expressive  of  joy  or  pleasure. 
 
  The  sweetest  little  maid,  That  ever  crowed  for 
  kisses.  --Tennyson. 
 
  {To  crow  over},  to  exult  over  a  vanquished  antagonist. 
 
  Sennacherib  crowing  over  poor  Jerusalem.  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crew 
  n  1:  the  men  who  man  a  ship  or  aircraft 
  2:  an  organized  group  of  workmen  [syn:  {gang},  {work  party}] 
  3:  an  informal  body  of  friends;  "he  still  hangs  out  with  the 
  same  crowd"  [syn:  {crowd},  {gang},  {bunch}] 
  4:  the  team  of  men  manning  a  racing  shell 
  v  :  serve  as  a  crew  member  on 




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