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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crow /ˈkro/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crow v. i. [imp. Crew or Crowed p. p. Crowed (Crown Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Crowing.]
 1. To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance. “The cock had crown.”
    The morning cock crew loud.   --Shak.
 2. To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
 3. To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
 The sweetest little maid,
 That ever crowed for kisses.   --Tennyson.
 To crow over, to exult over a vanquished antagonist.
    Sennacherib crowing over poor Jerusalem.   --Bp. Hall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crow, n.
 1. Zool. A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles.  It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.
 Note:The common crow of Europe, or carrion crow, is Corvus corone.  The common American crow is Corvus Americanus. See Carrion crow, and Illustr., under Carrion.
 2. 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 straight
 Unto my cell.   --Shak.
 3. The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1.
 4. The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers.
 Carrion crow. See under Carrion.
 Crow blackbird Zool., an American bird (Quiscalus quiscula); -- called also purple grackle.
 Crow pheasant Zool., an Indian cuckoo; the common coucal. It is believed by the natives to give omens. See Coucal.
 Crow shrike Zool., any bird of the genera Gymnorhina, Craticus, or Strepera, mostly from Australia.
 Red-legged crow. See Crough.
 As the crow flies, in a direct line.
 To pick a crow, To pluck a crow, to state and adjust a difference or grievance (with any one).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: black birds having a raucous call
      2: the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)
      3: a member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern
      4: a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern
         hemisphere near Virgo [syn: Corvus]
      5: an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his
         fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
         [syn: brag, bragging, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting,
      6: a Siouan language spoken by the Crow people
      v 1: dwell on with satisfaction [syn: gloat, triumph]
      2: express pleasure verbally; "She crowed with joy"
      3: utter shrill sounds; "The cocks crowed all morning"