To crow over
Crow Crow (kr[=o]), v. i. [imp. {Crew} (kr[udd]) or {Crowed} (kr[=o]d); p. p. {Crowed} ({Crown} (kr[=o]n), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowing}.] [AS. cr[=a]wan; akin to D. kraijen, G. kr[aum]hen, cf. Lith. groti to croak. [root]24. Cf. {Crake}.] 1. To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance. ``The cock had crown.'' --Bayron. [1913 Webster]

The morning cock crew loud. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag. [1913 Webster]

3. To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure. [1913 Webster]

The sweetest little maid, That ever crowed for kisses. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

{To crow over}, to exult over a vanquished antagonist. [1913 Webster]

Sennacherib crowing over poor Jerusalem. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]


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