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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 ...
References in classic literature ?
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.
Ecologists have wondered at this food choice, as about 50 percent of the dry weight of a craw is inorganic salts and chitin, substances not digestible by fish.
ON THE RIGHT TRACKS - left to right, Peter Furness, Dorothy Craw, Coun Wendy Taylor and Alasdair Wilson PICTURE: PAUL NORRIS www.
In 2005, the MoD raised the compensation levels to four times salary backdated to April 1, 2005 - too late for L/Cpl Craw, 21, who died in January 2004.
I recall Netbait's Paca Craw as the first of this genre, followed soon by Berkley's Chigger Craw.
But his words prompted an angry response from Mr Craw who spent last week at an inquest hearing the traumatic details of his son's death.
Proud: Dale was happy to join the Army and loved his life with the Highlanders; Mourning: Gran; Sheila, Dale had lived with her since she lost her husband in a fishing boat tragedy; Iraq tragedy; Andrew Craw died when his gun jammed on a firing range in Basra
Andrew Craw, who died in Basra on a training range.
Chef Craw has also worked for several fine dining restaurants in Boston and San Francisco.
For flipping timber and rock cover, Jewel Bait adds a J-Lock Flip'n Jig, designed with input from Arkansas pro Kevin Short, with an exclusive J-Lock Trailer Keeper to secure chunks, craws, or grubs.