Reverse Dictionary: CR – CRAY

a crab CANCER 1562
a crab CANKER Bk1898 Eng. dial.
a crab HEAVER 1790 Eng. dial.
a crab PATT 1730 Eng. dial. obs.
a crab, esp. the common crab, Cancer pagurus; the shore crab, Carcinus moenas PARTAN c1425 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
a crab or crayfish about to break free of its shell BUSTER 1879 US crab fishing usage
a crab’s claw PARTAN’S-TAE 1822 Sc.
a crab trap PARTAN-CAGE 1899 Sc.
a hermit crab JACK-IN-THE-BOX Bk1901 US fishing usage
a hermit crab PENNYWINKLE 1930 Amer. dial.
a king crab DEVIL CRAB 1970 Amer. dial.
a very large crab WHALE 1981 Amer. dial.
a very large crab WHALE CRAB 1965 Amer. dial.
crab soup PARTAN BREE 1909 Sc.
the carapace of a crab CART M19
the claw of a crab BITER 1952 Amer. dial.
the gills or lungs of a crab, considered poisonous DEADMAN’S FINGERS 1880s African-American sl.
the inedible gills of a crab DEAD MAN 1899 Amer. dial.
the stomach of a crab SAND-BAG 1895

an amateur who interlopes on professional crabbers CHICKEN NECKER 1976 Amer. dial., derogatory

to catch or dig up crabs on mud flats or marshes MUDLARK 1905 Amer. dial.

– crabbed, bad-tempered, cross-grained CANKERSOME 1855 Sc.
 crabbed, cantankerous ILL-RUN 1880 Sc.
– crabbed, cross; obstinate; forward THAWART 1901 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– crabbed, cross-grained TAUTIE a1838 Sc.
– crabbed, cross-grained, bad-tempered, ill-natured RUBARBATIVE 1600 obs.
– crabbed, grumpy, irritable, sulky, cross, surly, peevish, sullen, ill-tempered, ill-natured GROUTY 1836 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– crabbed, ill-humoured CANKEROUS 1580
– crabbed, ill-humoured CANKERY 1786 Sc.
– crabbed, ill-humoured, surly, rude CALSHIE 1790 Sc.
– crabbed, ill-natured, fierce TARN’D 1805 Eng. dial.
– crabbed, ill-natured, sour in temper: usually applied to women ZOWER-ZAPPED B1900 Eng. dial.
– crabbed, ill-natured, spiteful; ill-tempered CANKERED 1513
– crabbed, ill-natured, spiteful; ill-tempered CANKERLY 1580 obs.
– crabbed, ill-tempered, peevish, cross; crabbed TEETHY 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– crabbed, irritable, peevish; slightly affected in the head by drinking, muddle-headed, wrong-headed CAPERNOITY 1769 Sc.
– crabbed, irritable, peevish; snappish; ill-natured, fractious CAPERNOITED 1719 Sc.
– crabbed, peevish, cantankerous, irascible, given to sharp caustic talk GNATTERIE;  NATTERIE 1825 Sc.
– crabbed, peevish, cantankerous, irascible, given to sharp caustic talk NITTERIE;  NITTERY 1825 Sc.
– crabbed, peevish, ill-tempered; perverse, contrarious WRAWFUL c1386 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– crabbed, peevish, morose; ill-tempered, unamiable VINAIGROUS 1837 rare
– crabbed, peevish, perverse WRAW c1386 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– crabbed, perverse, morose; sour in countenance; austere, severe, harsh TETRICOUS 1727 obs.
– crabbed; sour; churlish AZZLED Bk1881 Eng. dial.
– crabbed, surly KELSHIE 1833 Sc. obs.
 crabbed, surly, cross, growly, ill-humoured, bad-tempered, sour-tempered GURLIE;  GURLY 1721 Sc.
– crabbed, surly, sour, churlish HAZLED Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– crabbed, testy THRISSLY;  THRISTLY Bk1905 Sc.
– crabby, mean, miserly SNUDGE 1855 Eng. dial.

 crabbed temper; malice, spite; ill-humour CANKEREDNESS 1538
– a crabbed, cantankerous, peevish, diminutive person WIRR 1825 Sc.
– a crabbed, cross, or ill-natured person SOUR-SOP B1900 Eng. dial.
– a crabbed, disagreeable person; a bad-tempered, morose person or child CRAB-STICK 1841
– a crabbed, ill-natured person TARRANT 1703 Eng. dial.
– a crabbed, ill-tempered, crusty old man, rough, and churlish GANGREL Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a crabbed, nagging person; a continual chatterer NATTER 1908 Sc.
– a crabbed, nagging person; a continual chatterer NATTEREL 1919 Sc.
– a crabbed or peevish person of a diminutive size URF Bk1905 Sc.
– a crabbed, peevish fellow; a vicious, ill-conditioned person TEASTRIL Bk1869 Eng. dial.
– a crabbed, peevish, ill-tempered person NIPSCART 1825 Sc.
– a crabby person CRANK 1833 colloq., orig. US

cracked, split; said of an earthen vessel, piece of furniture, etc. ASLAT 1790 Eng. dial.

a crack, a flaw; an unsound or damaged place FAULT 1514 obs.
a crack, an opening OPEMENT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a crack, a spot, a blemish, an injury, an abrasion SCAM 1866 Sc.
a crack; a tap; the sound of a smart stroke; a tap TACK 1821 Sc. rare
a crack, crevice, fissure SCORE 1825 Sc.
a cracking or snapping sound YACK 1861
a crack in the hands; a deep cut or wound GAIG;  GEG Bk1900 Sc.
a crack in the hands or face CHOP 1899 Amer. dial.
a crack or chap in the skin, generally caused by exposure to cold, wet, or frost HACK 1808 Sc.
a noise of cracking; a representation of a repeated sharp sound CRICK-CRACK 1565-73
a small crack on the fingers caused by frost or cold KEEN 1959 Sc.

to crack, in consequence of heat or drought GEG 1825 Sc. obs.
to crack or split; used esp. of wood LAG 1856 Eng. dial.
to crack, to break into chinks in consequence of heat GAIG 1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
to crack, to burst LEAP 1477 obs.
to crack, to chap; to make or become rough; said of skin HACK c1779 Sc.
to crack, to clatter, to make a clicking sound, to creak NICKER 1931 Sc.
to crack, to injure; to spoil, to damage, to harm in some way SCAM 1866 Sc.
to crack to pieces, to shatter TO-CRACK a1300 obs.
to crack, to snap, to make a snapping sound YACK 1873
to crack; to spill JAIL Bk1902 Eng. dial.
to crack, to split TING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to crack, to split, to part asunder GAPE 1577
to cause to crack or split; to crack, to split RANE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to make a cracking, clattering sound REESHLE 1826 Sc.
to make a cracking sound HAPPEN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to make a cracking sound; to make a loud noise RAIRD Bk1905 Sc.



crackling; apt to snap or crackle HAPPERY 1886 Eng. dial.

with a crackling, rustling sound REESHLE Bk1904 Sc.

crackling; a crisp piece of skin or other tissue remaining after fat (usually of a pig) has been rendered, used as food or in making soap GRATON 1967 Amer. dial.

to crackle, as ice when it gives to the tread SCRINGE;  SKRINGE 1853 Ireland
to crackle by fire or by weight SCRAP 1885 Eng. dial.
to crackle, to make a crackling sound CREPITATE 1853
to crackle, to snap HAPPER 1587 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
to crackle; to throw off sparks NEESTER;  NEISTER Bk1905 Sc.
to crackle with heat BIRSLE Bk1911 Sc.
to make a crackling or rustling noise RATTLE 1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
to make a crackling, scraping sound SCRAFFLE 1904 Sc.
to make a light crackling, rattling, or tapping noise NATTLE 1825 N. Eng. dial.

a children’s cradle or playpen BABY-TROUGH 1953 Amer. dial.
a child’s cradle BEE-BAW Bk1898 Eng. dial.
a cradle BEIJO 1924 Amer. dial.
a cradle BYO 1902 Amer. dial.
a cradle CADER 1750 Eng. dial.
a cradle KEATHER Bk1902 Eng. dial.
a cradle; a child’s swing REWTAUTER;  REWTRATTER 1867 Eng. dial.
a hammock-like cradle; it consisted of a strong circular piece of cloth, securely but slackly fastened to a large, stout hoop that was suspended by three light cords to a hook in a rafter of the gallery BRANLE 1894 Amer. dial.

a rocker of children in a cradle BERSATRIX 17C obs.

– crafty CAPTIOUS 1590 obs.
– crafty and shrewd SLIPPERY AS A SNAKE Bk1995 US sl.
– crafty, artful, deceitful WRENCHFUL a1225 obs. rare
– crafty, artful, knowing IKEY-MO L19 sl.
– crafty, artful, sly, cunning SUBTILE c1385
– crafty, astute, subtle, cunning, shrewd ASTUCIOUS 1768 Sc.
– crafty, clever, ingenious, cunning; deceitful ENGINOUS c1325 obs.
– crafty, cunning CALLID 1656 obs. rare
– crafty, cunning, artful; cautious, wary, heedful, prudent CAUTELOUS 1574 obs. or arch.
– crafty, cunning, artful, dexterous SLEIGHTFUL 1380 obs. rare
– crafty, cunning, deceitful, knavish, artful SLIVERLY 1674 Eng. dial. rare
– crafty, cunning, given to scheming or plotting QUAINT a1225 obs.
– crafty, cunning, knowing, artful, shrewd, aware DOWNY 1803 sl., chiefly Brit.
– crafty, cunning, sly, wily YEPE c1000 obs.
– crafty, cunning, subtle, wily, sly, deceitful; gotten by long use, experienced VETERATORIAN 1656 obs.
– crafty, cunning; treacherously or wickedly cunning; insidiously sly, wily SUBTLE 1357 obs.
– crafty, cunning, wily VERSUTIOUS 1660 obs.
– crafty, foxy, cunning TODLY 1571 obs. rare
– crafty, guileful, cunning GINNOUS c1425 obs. rare
– crafty, guileful; deceitful, treacherous GINFUL c1300 obs.
– crafty, sagacious AULD-MOU’D 1768 Sc.
– crafty; sly RUTTERKIN 1594 obs.
– crafty, sly, cunning, clever OLD 1722
– crafty, sly, cunning, shifty VAFROUS a1548 obs.
– crafty, underhand, sly DERN a1000 obs.
– crafty, wary, cautious, cunning, reticent, non-committal CAGEY;  CAGY 1893 US colloq.
– crafty, wily, artful, cunning, sly VULPINARY 1721 obs.
– crafty, wily; shrewd; sarcastically clever SANSHACH 1808 Sc.
– crafty, witty, cunning or wise by experience CALLENT 1656 obs.
– somewhat crafty, sly, cunning, artful, deceitful SUBDOLOUS 1588 rare
– talking craftily or cunningly VERSUTILOQUENT 1727
– craftily FAKENLICHE c1000 obs.
– craftily, cunningly SUBTILELY c1385 now rare or obs.
– craftily, cunningly SUBTILLY c1385 now rare or obs.
– craftily, cunningly; shrewdly, sagaciously YEPLY a900 obs.
– craftily, knowingly; distrustfully, askance; angrily OLD 1881 Eng. dial.
– craftily, slyly, cleverly, shrewdly PAWKILY 1725 Sc.
– craftily, treacherously, deceitfully, insidiously SUBTLY c1325 obs.
– a crafty design; a trick; a fancy, a fad ITEM 1887 Eng. dial.
– a crafty device, a plot WANLACE 1303 obs.
– a crafty or cunning device, an artifice SUBTLETY 1375 obs.
– a crafty or cunning scheme; an artifice, a dodge SUBTILITY 1390 obs.
– an instance of craft, cleverness, or cunninga device, a stratagem, a trick QUAINTISE 1297 obs.
– craft, subtlety DEEPTH B1900 Eng. dial.
– craftiness, artfulness, greed, financial chicanery, etc. IKEYNESS L19 sl.
– craftiness, cunning CALLIDITY 1524 rare
– craftiness, cunning SUBTILITY 1375 obs.
– craftiness, cunning; a being alert, aware, or savvy DOWNINESS 1865 sl. rare, orig. & chiefly Brit.
– craftiness, cunning, deceit, guile, a meddling in all matters PANURGY 1656 obs. rare
– craftiness, cunning, guile SUBTILTY c1374 obs.
– craftiness, cunning, slyness SUBTILENESS 1474 obs.
– craftiness, slyness PAUKERY;  PAWKERY;  PAWKRIE 1823 Sc.
– craftiness, treachery, deceitfulness FELLNESS a1398 obs.
– hidden or secret craft or cunning UNDERCRAFT c1400 obs.
– a crafty, old person OLD SHOT L19 Aust. sl.
– a crafty or cunning fellow; a sly rogue WILY-PIE c1450 obs.
– a crafty or cunning person; a person who is aware, alert, or savvy DOWNY 1821 sl. obs., chiefly Brit.
– a crafty or devious person POSSUM 1846 US sl.
– a crafty or sly person OLD ONE 1847-49 Amer. sl.
– a crafty or sly person; a person likened to a fox LOWRIE 1567 obs.
– a crafty or sly person; a person likened to a fox TOD 1500-20 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a crafty or subtle person SIM SUBTLE 1581 obs.
– a crafty person; an adventurous traveller ULYSSES 1611
– a crafty person, a schemer; one educated in deceit HEADCADAB 1823 Sc.
– a crafty, sharp person ANOINTER 1885 Eng. dial.
– a crafty, sharp person NINETER 1885 Eng. dial.
– a crafty, sharp person NOINTER 1885 Eng. dial.
– a crafty, shrewd little boy CAWDEY 1924 Ireland
– a crafty, sly old fellow; a swaggering gallant or bully RUTTERKIN 1526 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a crafty, sly, or cunning fellow JACK Bk1797
– a crafty, sly, or cunning person SLY-BOOTS a1700 colloq.
– a crafty talker; one using words craftily VERSUTILOQUENT 1656
– a man likened for craftiness to a fox FOX c1000
– to be crafty, sly CARRY A LOT UNDER ONE’S HAT Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to get or achieve by craftiness, trickery, or persuasion; to wangle FINAGLE 1926 colloq.

skilful, clever, expert, dexterous; said of craftsmen SUBTLE a1300 arch.

– a crafts person; person who works with his hands: opposed variously to one who works with his head, one who employs the hands of others, or one who works with a machine HAND-WORKER 1480
a craftsman or a skilled worker; a skilful artificer or fabricator DÆDAL c1630 obs.
a craftsman or a skilled worker; a skilful or cunning artificer DÆDALUS c1630
a craftsman or a skilled worker; an imitator of Dædalus DÆDALIST 1713 nonce word
a craftsman; a handicraftsman, a person, esp. a man working in a skilled manual occupation; an artisan; a person who engages in handicraft HANDICRAFTMAN a1544 now chiefly Sth. Asian
a craftsman; a handicraftsman, a person, esp. a man working in a skilled manual occupation; an artisan; a person who engages in handicraft HANDICRAFT 1547 obs.
a craftsman; a person, esp. a man working in a skilled manual occupation; an artisan; a person who engages in handicraft HANDY-CRAFTS-MAN 1530-1
a craftsman; a person, esp. a man working in a skilled manual occupation; an artisan; a person who engages in handicraft HANDICRAFTSMAN 1530-1 now chiefly Sth. Asian
– a craftsman; a person, esp. a man, working in a skilled manual occupation; an artisan; a person who engages in handcraft HANDCRAFTMAN c1480
a craftsman; a person, esp. a man, working in a skilled manual occupation; an artisan; a person who engages in handcraft HANDCRAFTSMAN 1485
a craftsman; a worker with his hands HANDYWRIGHT 1674 obs.
a woman who engages in handicraft; a woman working in a skilled manual occupation HANDICRAFTSWOMAN 1801

a break, gap, or chasm in a crag or cliff HAG a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.
precipitous crags or rocks BANKS Bk1898 Sc.

absolutely crammed RAMJAM 1879 UK sl.
crammed, full, packed tight, stuffed PANG-FULL 1842 Sc.
crammed, packed tight, stuffed PANG c1560 Sc.
crammed, stuffed full RAMMED 1996 UK sl.
crammed with; completely full CHOCKER 1956 colloq.

to cram full of; to pack FARCE c1386 obs.
to cram full, to pack a receptacle tight, to stuff, to fill to the utmost PANG 1637 Sc. & Eng. dial.
to cram, to fill, to stuff; to cram the stomach with food FARCINATE 1634 obs.
to cram, to fill up RAM JAM 19C Eng. dial.
to cram, to pack tightly, to stuff, to fill to the utmost PAG 1897 Sc. & Eng. dial.

a cramp RISING DAMP 1992 UK rhyming sl.
a cramp in the arm or leg CHARLEY-HORSE 1888 N. Amer.
a painful cramp muscle spasm, esp. in the neck or back CRICK 15C colloq.

to cause a cramp or crick in the neck, back, etc. CRICK 15C colloq.
to cramp; to benumb SCRIM;  SKRIM Bk1904 Eng. dial.
to cramp, to pinch; to stint of food, money, etc. SCRAMP 1880 Sc.

cramped, confined SCRAMMY Bk1904 Eng. dial.
cramped, stiff; benumbed; withered SCRAM 1825 Eng. dial.

cranberries MARSH WHORTS 1578 obs.

the crane fly TOMMY-NODDY-HEAD 1923 Sc.
the crane fly or daddy-long-legs ALLY-LONG-LEGS Bk1898 Eng. dial.
the crane fly or daddy-long-legs JENNY-SPINNER 1817
the crane fly or daddy-long-legs HARRY-LONG-LEGS 1781
the crane fly or daddy-long-legs TAILOR-TARTAN 1896 Eng. dial.
the crane fly; a daddy-long-legs; a long-legged spider FATHER-LONG-LEGS 1796

cranky, crazy, eccentric KOOKIE;  KOOKY 1959 sl.
cranky, crotchety; fussy, finicky, particular, meticulous PERNICKETTY;  PERNICKETY;  PERNICKITY 1834 Amer. dial.
cranky, disagreeable, crotchety; obstinate PERSNICKERTY;  PERSNICKETY 1905 Amer. dial.
cranky, queer DILLY 1873 Eng. dial.

a cranky, crazy, or eccentric person KOOK 1960 sl.
a cranky old man OLD BUZZARD Bk1942 Amer. sl.
a cranky, quarrelsome, or unpleasant woman; a gossipy or mean old woman BAT 1886

 in craps: said of a bet that is in effect until the shooter rolls his point or a seven ALL DAY 1983 US sl.
– an exclamation of crapshooters, suggesting that one has expenses to meet; used to summon good luck BABY NEEDS A PAIR OF SHOES! 1918 US sl.
– an exclamation used for announcing in craps that the dice or a die are off the table MAN OVERBOARD! 1985 US sl.
– an exclamation used to express dismay at the toss of a seven by a craps player trying to make his point UP JUMPED THE DEVIL! 1950 US sl. 
– a bet against the shooter WRONG 1974 US sl.
– a bet in craps both that the shooter will win and that the shooter will lose BOTH WAYS 1950 US sl.
– a bet on any craps and eleven CHESTER AND ESTHER 1985 US sl.
– a bet on the table that a gambler has forgotten belongs to him ORPHAN 1981 US sl.
– a bet that the shooter will make his even-numbered point in pairs GAG 1950 US sl.
– a crap game or other game of chance ACTION 20C Amer. sl.
– a first roll of three ACE-DOUCHE 1999 US sl.
– a four LITTLE DICK (FISHER) 1957 US sl.
– a game of craps in which the shooter serves as the banker ARMY CRAPS 1984 US sl.
– a losing throw of the dice in craps DANGLE ROLL 1990s African-American sl.
– an eight ANNIE FROM ARKANSAS 1993 US sl.
 a nine CAROLINA 1950 US sl.
– any combination of seven SKINNY DUGAN 1985 US sl.
– a one-roll bet on eleven and twelve E AND T 1983 US sl.
– a particular point, perhaps three AUNT JEMIMA 1909 US sl.
– a point made by a combination other than a matched pair EASY 1996 US sl.
 a roll of a one and a two ACEY-DEUCEY 1974 US sl.
– a roll of eleven YO 1999 US sl.
– a roll of eleven YOLANDA 1999 US sl.
– a roll of four in craps LITTLE JOE 1890 US sl.
– a roll of ten ZIPPER RIPPER 1999 US sl.
– a roll of ten made with a pair of fives DOUBLE NICKELS 1999 US sl.
– a roll of three; a roll of three is rarely a good thing, and is usually best face-down; if a three is face-down, an eleven is face-up; eleven is ‘yo’ with the three thus ‘down-under the yo’ AUSTRALIAN YO 1999 US sl.
– a roll of twelve THE APOSTLES 1999 US sl.
– a roll of two ACES IN BOTH PLACES 1999 US sl.
– a roll of two THE EYES 1999 US sl.
– a six SISTER HIX 1983 US sl.
– a six rolled with a pair of threes RABBIT TRACKS 1985 US sl.
 a spontaneous, loosely organized, private game of craps, rarely played in an alley ALLEY CRAPS 1977 US sl.
– a ten BIG JOE FROM BOSTON 1957 US sl.
– a ten rolled with the dice in craps BIG DICK Bk2006 US sl.
– a three COCK-EYES 1968 US sl.
– a throw of twelve on the dice BOXCARS 1909 Amer. sl.
– a twenty-five cent betting token used in craps QUAIL 1983 US sl.
– a winning combination in craps NATURAL 1912 Amer. sl.
– a winning roll of seven on the first toss NATURAL 1962 US sl.
– misspotted dice used for cheating HORSES 1894 Amer. sl.
– said of a bet that is in effect until the shooter rolls his point or a seven ALL DAY 1983 US sl.
 scored in any fashion other than a pair; said of an even-numbered point in craps EASY WAY 1974 US sl.
– the eight point ADA FROM DECATUR 1918 Amer. sl.
– the eight point ADA ROSS 1918 US sl.
– the eight point ADA ROSS THE STABLE BOSS 1940s US sl.
– the eight point ADA ROSS THE STABLE HOSS 1940s US sl.
– the game of craps ABYSSINIAN POLO 1942 Amer. jocular usage
– the game of craps AFRICAN BONES 1920s US sl.
– the game of craps AFRICAN DOMINOES 1919 Amer. dial.
– the game of craps AFRICAN GOLF 1919 Amer. dial.
– the game of craps AFRICAN PILLS 1910s US sl.
– the game of craps AFRICAN POOL 1919 Amer. jocular usage, usually offensive
– the game of craps CARPS 1901 Amer. dial.
– the game of craps INDOOR GOLF 1920s US sl.
– the game of craps MISSISSIPPI MARBLES 1920 Amer. jocular usage
– the game of craps MISSISSIPPI MULE 1920s US sl.
– the game of craps NIGGER GOLF 1910s US sl., derogatory
– the losing throw of three in craps dice BAD NEWS 1930s sl., orig. US
– the number five FIVER 1985 US sl.
– the number five FIVER, FIVER, RACETRACK DRIVER 1985 US sl.
– the number nine BASEBALL BUM 1949 US sl.
– the number nine QUININE 1950 US sl.
– the point and number six SICE 1950 US sl.
– the point of eight in craps EIGHTER FROM DECATUR 1910s US gambling sl.
– the point of eight in craps JOE COTTON 1910s US sl.
– the point of four in craps LITTLE FOUR 20C US gambling sl.
– the point of six in craps EASY SIX 20C US gambling sl.
– the point or the roll of two SNAKE EYES 1929 Amer. sl.
– the point ten BIG BEN 1962 US sl.
– the throw of 11 MANNA FROM HEAVEN 2000s US sl.
– a crap-shooter AFRICAN GOLFER 1910s US sl.
– an official in a crap game who deals with making change, paying winners, etc. RACK MAN 1930s sl.
– a person who bets against the shooter WRONGLE 1974 US sl.
– the person shooting the dice in craps GUNNER 1930s US sl.
– to shoot dice idly for no stakes HORSE 1946 US sl.
– to sustain a heavy loss ACE-DEUCE 1987 US sl.
– to take one’s bet; to cover one’s offered bet FADE 1890 Amer. sl.

a bad crash HORIZONTAL 20C sl., World War I usage
a crash; a collision SAUSAGE AND MASH 1961 UK rhyming sl.
a crash; a din; a loud, harsh noise FRAGOR;  FRAGOUR 1605 obs.
a crash; a heavy fall DEVESHER 1850 Eng. dial.
a crash, a heavy fall or thud VELLYE 1973 Sc.
a crash; a loud noise; a bang DUNCH 1440 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a crash; a rush, shock, collision; a noise, as of a shock RACK a1300 obs.
​a crash as of something breaking RACK 1671 obs.
a crash; a smash PIE-UP 20C Amer. sl., World War I usage
a crash, a smash; a heavy fall or collision; a blow PASH 1781 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a crash; a thump; a violent fall; a resounding blow, a whack PARDOOS 1866 Sc.
a crash in mountain biking INVOLUNTARY DISMOUNT Bk2009 sl.
a crash or clash RASH c1470 Sc.

to come down with a crash PLAY WALLOP 1820 Sc.
to crash EAT IT Bk1995 US sl.
to crash a vehicle STACK 1971 Aust. sl.
to crash a vehicle into an immovable object WRAP AROUND; WRAP ROUND 1950 UK sl.
to crash, to fall, to fail BIFF Bk2006 US sl.
to crash while riding a motorcycle, bicycling, or taking part in an recreational activity on the street EAT ASPHALT 2002 US sl.
to make a crashing or strident noise; said of an inanimate thing YELL a1000 obs.
to make a loud crashing or rattling sound BRATTLE Bk1911 Sc.


craving for a thing; greedy, ravenous HAINISH;  HAYNISH 1888 Eng. dial.
craving, hankering; itching, tingling TITILLATING 1858
desperately craving something, as a cigarette, drink, or sex GAGGING 1997 UK sl.
having a craving or desire for HANKLING B1900 Eng. dial.

a craving after; a hankering HANKLING B1900 Eng. dial.
a craving, a hankering, an uneasy desire; an ‘itching’ to do something TICKLING 1553
a craving, a longing LETCH 1796
a craving, a longing MENKIN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– an intense craving, esp. for a drug; an addiction YEN 1876 UK sl.
what a person craves or needs FIX 1993 US sl.

to crave for the impossible; to want something that you cannot reach or have CRY FOR THE MOON Bk1903
to crave, to desire, to long after ATTER 1929 Sc.
to crave, to desire very mush, esp. of food GALLA 1960s S. Afr. sl.
to crave, to long for YAM Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to crave, to long for, to yearn YAMMER 1705 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

a crawfish CRAWDAD 1705 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
crawfish; freshwater crayfish DITCHBUG 1968 Amer. dial.

– crawling, creeping RAMPING c1440 obs. rare

a crawl, a clamber SCRAUCHLE Bk1904 Sc.
a crawling movement, moving first an arm, then the opposite leg, then the other arm, then the other leg LIZARD 1989 Amer. military sl.

to crawl YCRAUL 1594 obs.
to crawl about feebly, as a sick man; to walk with difficulty SCRAGGLE 1898 Eng. dial.
to crawl about on hands and knees; to scramble; to climb; to procure with difficulty SCRABBLE 1864 Eng. dial.
to crawl on hands and knees, to scramble, to climb; to struggle SCROBBLE 1876 Eng. dial.
– to crawl, to creep SNAKE-BELLY 1933 Amer. dial.
to crawl, to creep in a winding course SINUATE 1848 rare
to crawl, to creep on the ground RAMP 1390 obs. rare
to crawl, to creep; to move about feebly HARL ABOUT 1871 Sc.
to crawl, to creep; to move slowly or with difficulty; to hobble; to scramble, to sprawl SCRAWL 1747 Eng. dial.
to crawl, to creep, to scramble; to wriggle OAG 1892 Sc.
to crawl, to creep, to wriggle; to move slowly; to be infected with vermin OG a1838 Sc.
to crawl, to move slowly CAG;  KAG Bk1898 Eng. dial.
to crawl, to scramble SCAAVLE 1921 Sc.
to crawl, to scramble, to creep; to move with difficulty SCRAUCHLE 1885 Sc.
to crawl, to slink, to skulk, to cringe, to look ashamed MEACH 1833 Amer. dial.

a crayfish about to break free of its shell BUSTER 1879 US sl.
an undersized crayfish SHORTIE 1980s NZ sl.
freshwater crayfish DITCHBUG 1968 Amer. dial.
small, freshwater crayfish SHEAR CRAB 1967 Amer. dial.