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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crowfoot  \Crow"foot`\  (kr?"f??t`),  n. 
  1.  (Bot.)  The  genus  {Ranunculus},  of  many  species;  some  are 
  common  weeds,  others  are  flowering  plants  of  considerable 
  beauty. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  number  of  small  cords  rove  through  a  long  block, 
  or  euphroe,  to  suspend  an  awning  by 
 
  3.  (Mil.)  A  caltrop.  [Written  also  {crow's-foot}.] 
 
  4.  (Well  Boring)  A  tool  with  a  side  claw  for  recovering 
  broken  rods,  etc  --Raymond. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crow's-foot  \Crow's"-foot`\  (kr?z"f??t`),  n.;  pl  {Crow's-feet} 
  (-f[=e]t`). 
  1.  pl  The  wrinkles  that  appear,  as  the  effect  of  age  or 
  dissipation,  under  and  around  the  outer  corners  of  the 
  eyes.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  (Mil.)  A  caltrop.  [Written  also  {crowfoot}.] 
 
  3.  (Arch.)  Same  as  {Bird's-mouth}.  [U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crowfoot 
  n  :  any  of  various  plants  of  the  genus  Ranunculus  [syn:  {buttercup}, 
  {butterflower},  {goldcup},  {kingcup}] 




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