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crwth

 (kro͞oth)
n.
See crowd2.

[Welsh, from Middle Welsh.]

crwth

(kruːθ)
n
(Instruments) an ancient stringed instrument of Celtic origin similar to the cithara but bowed in later types
[Welsh; compare Middle Irish crott harp]

crowd1

(kraʊd)

n.
1. a large number of persons gathered together; throng.
2. any group of persons having something in common: the theater crowd.
3. a group of spectators; audience: the opening night crowd.
4. the common people; the masses.
5. a large number of things considered together.
v.i.
6. to gather in large numbers; throng.
7. to press forward; advance by pushing.
v.t.
8. to press closely together; force into a small space; cram.
9. to push, shove, or force.
10. to fill, as by pressing or thronging into.
11. to place under constant pressure.
[before 950; Middle English; Old English crūden to press, hurry, c. Middle Dutch crūden to push]
crowd′er, n.
syn: crowd, multitude, swarm, throng refer to large numbers of people. crowd suggests a jostling, uncomfortable, and possibly disorderly company: A crowd gathered to listen to the speech. multitude emphasizes the great number of persons or things but suggests that there is space enough for all: a multitude of people at the market. swarm as used of people is usu. contemptuous, suggesting a moving, restless, often noisy, crowd: A swarm of dirty children played in the street. throng suggests a company that presses together or forward, often with some common aim: The throng pushed forward to see the cause of the excitement.
usage: See collective noun.

crowd2

(kraʊd)

also crwth



n.
an ancient Celtic musical instrument with the strings stretched over a rectangular frame, played with a bow.
[1275–1325; Middle English crowd(e), variant of crouth < Welsh crwth crwth]
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