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Crow vs. Daw

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Crownoun

A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles; it has a harsh, croaking call.

Dawnoun

A western jackdaw, Coloeus monedula, a passerine bird in the crow family (Corvidae), more commonly called jackdaw.

Crownoun

A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.

Dawnoun

(obsolete) An idiot, a simpleton; fool.

Crownoun

The cry of the rooster.

Dawverb

To dawn.

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Crownoun

A gangplank (corvus) used by the Roman navy to board enemy ships.

Dawverb

(obsolete) To wake (someone) up.

Crownoun

(among butchers) The mesentery of an animal.

Dawverb

(obsolete) To daunt; to terrify.

Crowverb

To make the shrill sound characteristic of a rooster; to make a sound in this manner, either in joy, gaiety, or defiance.

Dawnoun

A European bird of the Crow family (Corvus monedula), often nesting in church towers and ruins; a jackdaw.

‘The loud daw, his throatdisplaying, drawsThe whole assembly of his fellow daws.’;

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Crowverb

To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.

‘He's been crowing all day about winning the game of cards.’;

Dawverb

To dawn.

Crowverb

To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.

Dawverb

To rouse.

Crowverb

(music) To test the reed of a double reed instrument by placing the reed alone in the mouth and blowing it.

Dawverb

To daunt; to terrify.

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Crowverb

To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance.

‘The morning cock crew loud.’;

Dawnoun

common black-and-gray Eurasian bird noted for thievery

Crowverb

To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.

Crowverb

To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.

‘The sweetest little maid,That ever crowed for kisses.’; ‘Sennacherib crowing over poor Jerusalem.’;

Crownoun

A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.

Crownoun

A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.

‘Get me an iron crow, and bring it straightUnto my cell.’;

Crownoun

The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1.

Crownoun

The mesentery of a beast; - so called by butchers.

Crownoun

black birds having a raucous call

Crownoun

the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

Crownoun

a member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern Montana

Crownoun

a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo

Crownoun

an instance of boastful talk;

‘his brag is worse than his fight’; ‘whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade’;

Crownoun

a Siouan language spoken by the Crow people

Crowverb

dwell on with satisfaction

Crowverb

express pleasure verbally;

‘She crowed with joy’;

Crowverb

utter shrill sounds;

‘The cocks crowed all morning’;

Crownoun

a large perching bird with mostly glossy black plumage, a heavy bill, and a raucous voice.

Crownoun

an old or ugly woman

‘to my two sons I am still just the old crow’;

Crownoun

the cry of a cock.

Crownoun

a sound made by a person expressing great pride or triumph

‘she gave a little crow of triumph’;

Crowadjective

relating to the Crow or their language.

Crowverb

(of a cock) utter its characteristic loud cry

‘she was awakened in the mornings by cocks crowing’;

Crowverb

(of a person) express great pride or triumph, especially in a tone of gloating satisfaction

‘avoid crowing about your success’; ‘Ruby crowed with delight’; ‘‘I knew you 'd be back,’ she crowed’;

Crow

A crow is a bird of the genus Corvus, or more broadly a synonym for all of Corvus.

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