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Definitions of crab
n. - One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad, short body, covered with a strong shell or carapace. The abdomen is small and curled up beneath the body. 2
n. - The zodiacal constellation Cancer. 2
a. - A crab apple; -- so named from its harsh taste. 2
a. - A cudgel made of the wood of the crab tree; a crabstick. 2
a. - A movable winch or windlass with powerful gearing, used with derricks, etc. 2
a. - A form of windlass, or geared capstan, for hauling ships into dock, etc. 2
a. - A machine used in ropewalks to stretch the yarn. 2
a. - A claw for anchoring a portable machine. 2
v. t. - To make sour or morose; to embitter. 2
v. t. - To beat with a crabstick. 2
v. i. - To drift sidewise or to leeward, as a vessel. 2
a. - Sour; rough; austere. 2

The word "crab" uses 4 letters: A B C R.

Direct anagrams of crab:
  carb

Words formed by adding one letter before or after crab (in bold), or to abcr in any order:
e -   acerb   brace   caber   h -   brach   i -   baric   rabic   o -   carbo   carob   cobra   s -   carbs   crabs   t -   bract  

Shorter words found within crab:
ab   ar   arb   arc   ba   bar   bra   cab   car  

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