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1. The crop of a bird or insect.
2. The stomach of an animal.
stick in (one's) craw
To cause one to feel abiding discontent and resentment.
[Middle English crawe.]
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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]
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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]
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Part of a fowl’s gullet.
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|Noun||1.||craw - a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food|
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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.
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craw[krɔː] N to stick in one's craw it really sticks in my craw that she thinks → no trago con que ella piense que ...
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