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cruse

 (kro͞oz, kro͞os)
n.
A small earthenware container, such as a pot or jar, for holding liquids.

[Middle English crouse, perhaps from Middle Dutch cruyse, pot.]

cruse

(kruːz)
n
(Ceramics) a small earthenware container used, esp formerly, for liquids
[Old English crūse; related to Middle High German krūse, Dutch kroes jug]

cruse

(kruz, krus)

n.
an earthen pot, bottle, etc., for liquids.
[1225–75; Middle English crouse (Old English crūse, c. German Krause pot with lid), conflated with Middle English croo (Old English crōg, crōh, c. German Krug jug)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cruse - small jarcruse - small jar; holds liquid (oil or water)
jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
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