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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 eating, their uncovered craws are largely protruded, giving them a disgusting appearance.
After feeding, the uncovered craw protrudes; at such times, and indeed generally, the Carrancha is an inactive, tame, and cowardly bird.
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.
I live on the Mississippi River and often use football heads with plastic craws or twin-tail grubs.
Opitz feeds his passion for architecture and his community with volunteer work among various organizations in central Arkansas, including the American Lung Association, Arkansas Food Bank, Arkansas Literacy Festival, Big Dam Bridge 100 Finale Fest, Craws for a Cause, Craws for Paws, Habitat for Humanity, Hearts and Hooves, Miracle League, Little Rock Regional Chamber, North Little Rock Chamber, NLR Family Fun Fest, UAMS Family Home, and USGBC Arkansas.
Had Andrew, 21, died on or after April 1 this year the Craws would have received up to four times his salary.
At the other end of the vibration spectrum, flapping-style craws like the Berkley Chigger Craw, NetBait Paca Chunk, and Strike Rage Craw create vibration as they fall, since the claws are built to catch water.
net The Craws THE five guys from Falkirk that make up The Craws lay bare their older rocker status by saying they are "old enough to know better but still young enough not to care".
Past sponsors of Craws for a Cause, including Little Rock's KABZ-FM, 103.
The Craws have been picking away at the official Army version of what happened in Iraq and have found a number of discrepancies.
Smallmouths may be feeding on something else at times--and around here it's schools of spottail shiners--but they locate where craws are thick.