Definitions of crab

The word crab uses 4 letters:abcr.

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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

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