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craw

 (krô)
n.
1. The crop of a bird or insect.
2. The stomach of an animal.
Idiom:
stick in (one's) craw
To cause one to feel abiding discontent and resentment.

[Middle English crawe.]

craw

(krɔː)
n
1. (Zoology) a less common word for crop6
2. (Zoology) the stomach of an animal
3. stick in one's craw stick in one's throat informal to be difficult, or against one's conscience, for one to accept, utter, or believe
[C14: related to Middle High German krage, Middle Dutch crāghe neck, Icelandic kragi collar]

craw

(krɔ)

n.
1. the crop of a bird or insect.
2. the stomach of an animal.
Idioms:
stick in one's craw, to cause considerable or abiding resentment; rankle.
[1350–1400; Middle English crawe, probably akin to crag2]

Craw

Part of a fowl’s gullet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.craw - a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

craw

noun
stick in your craw annoy, anger, outrage, offend, irritate, infuriate, incense, enrage, madden, nettle, vex, rile, pique, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), make your blood boil, piss you off (taboo slang), get your dander up (informal), get your back up, put your back up What stuck in his craw was the implication that he was a liar.
Translations

craw

[krɔː] N to stick in one's craw it really sticks in my craw that she thinksno trago con que ella piense que ...
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After feeding, the uncovered craw protrudes; at such times, and indeed generally, the Carrancha is an inactive, tame, and cowardly bird.
After eating, their uncovered craws are largely protruded, giving them a disgusting appearance.
November chill blaws loud wi' angry sugh;* The short'ning winter-day is near a close; The miry bests retreating frae the pleugh; The black'ning trains o' craws to their repose; The toil-worn Cotter Frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend.
He was one of two western anglers to mention the Jackall Lures Sasuteki Craw on stage.
New Rear Commodore Bruce Craw is a long time member of the RYCT, an enthusiastic sailor who was very prominent in Rainbows and lightweight Sharpie sailing in his younger days
Forgive me if it stuck in the craw a little bit to hear from assorted pundits that the decision to run New Approach was great for racing, and that it 'made the race'.
FARM animals and the Welsh countryside feature in an exhibition by Carmarthenshire artist Donna Craw shaw that opens at Aberglasney Gardens today as part of the garden's art season.
Along with the mountain men he has the nineteenth-century scientists, missionaries, soldiers, government surveyors and artists speak, sensitively but thoroughly erasing most of the romantic images of the early West lodged in the craw of perceptions of Western expansion.
Affable, shuffling, cute, they stick in my craw like fish bones.
Shown with these paintings, the picture stuck in the space's craw like a bone.
Authenticity is a word that seems to stick in the craw of any Russian company.
The information has moved around the interagency process to all the departments and agencies," he told reporters in Craw ford, Texas, after a meeting with Bush.