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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cruse  \Cruse\  (kr?s),  n.  [Akin  to  LG  kruus  kroos  mug,  jug, 
  jar,  D.  kroes  G.  krause  Icel.  krus,  Sw  krus,  Dan.  kruus 
  Cf  {Crucible},  {Cresset}.] 
  1.  A  cup  or  dish. 
 
  Take  with  thee  .  .  .  a  cruse  of  honey.  --1  Kings 
  xiv.  3. 
 
  2.  A  bottle  for  holding  water,  oil,  honey,  etc 
 
  So  David  took  .  .  .  the  cruse  of  water.  --1  Sam. 
  xxvi.  12. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cruse 
  n  :  small  holds  liquid  (oil  or  water) 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Cruse 
  a  utensil;  a  flask  or  cup  for  holding  water  (1  Sam.  26:11,  12, 
  16;  1  Kings  19:6)  or  oil  (1  Kings  17:12,  14,  16).  In  1  Kings 
  14:3  the  word  there  so  rendered  means  properly  a  bottle,  as  in 
  Jer.  19:1,  10,  or  pitcher.  In  2  Kings  2:20,  a  platter  or  flat 
  metal  saucer  is  intended.  The  Hebrew  word  here  used  is 
  translated  dish"  in  21:13;  "pans,"  in  2  Chr.  35:13;  and 
  "bosom,"  in  Prov.  19:24;  26:15  (R.V.,  "dish"). 
 




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