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Crow vs. Vulture

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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.

Vulturenoun

Any of several carrion-eating birds of the families Accipitridae and Cathartidae.

Crownoun

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

Vulturenoun

A person who profits from the suffering of others.

‘Within ten minutes of the accident, the vultures appeared and were organizing lawsuits.’;

Crownoun

The cry of the rooster.

Vultureverb

To circle around one's target as if one were a vulture.

‘Rudy vultured when asking the girl out.’;

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Crownoun

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

Vulturenoun

Any one of numerous species of rapacious birds belonging to Vultur, Cathartes, Catharista, and various other genera of the family Vulturidæ.

Crownoun

(among butchers) The mesentery of an animal.

Vulturenoun

any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion

Crowverb

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

Vulturenoun

someone who attacks in search of booty

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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.’;

Vulture

A vulture is a bird of prey that scavenges on carrion. There are 23 extant species of vulture (including Condors).

Crowverb

To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.

Crowverb

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

Crowverb

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

‘The morning cock crew loud.’;

Crowverb

To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.

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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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