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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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Her mother prepared her a basket of provisions with all sorts of good things, and a goat skin full of wine; the girl now got into the waggon, and her mother gave her also a golden cruse of oil, that she and her women might anoint themselves.
They also brought him the little golden cruse of oil, and told him to go and wash in the stream.
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The Cruse Crew launched in August with the aim of raising the total in 12 months or Cruse Bereavement Care Tyneside.
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