Results for crane

Definitions of crane:

part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

To stretch or bend like a crane.

part of speech: noun

A wading- bird having long legs, a long neck, and a long beak; a machine for raising and removing heavy goods; a bent metal tube with a stop for drawing off liquors; a siphon.

part of speech: noun

A large wading bird with very long legs and neck, and a long straight bill; a machine for raising heavy weights; as, the traveling crane.

part of speech: noun

A large wading bird, with long legs, neck, and bill: a bent pipe for drawing liquor out of a cask, a machine for raising heavy weights- both named from their likeness to the bird.

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