Crabstick
Crabstick Crab"stick` (-st[i^]k`), n. A stick, cane, or cudgel, made of the wood of the crab tree. [1913 Webster]

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  • crabstick — [krab′stik΄] n. 1. a stick, cane, or club made of the wood of the crab apple tree or some other wood 2. Archaic an ill tempered person …   English World dictionary

  • crabstick — noun Date: 1636 1. a stick, cane, or cudgel of crab apple tree wood 2. a crabbed ill natured person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crabstick — /krab stik /, n. 1. a stick, cane, or club made of wood, esp. of the crab tree. 2. an ill tempered, grouchy person; crosspatch. [1695 1705; CRAB2 + STICK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crabstick — n. stick or cane made of the wood of a crab apple tree; (Slang) grouch, irritable person, bad tempered person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crabstick — crab·stick …   English syllables

  • crabstick — crab•stick [[t]ˈkræbˌstɪk[/t]] n. 1) a cane or club made of wood of the crab tree 2) Older Use. an ill tempered person • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • crabstick — /ˈkræbstɪk/ (say krabstik) noun 1. a stick, cane, or club made of wood, especially of the crab tree. 2. an ill tempered, crabbed person. 3. a small stick of prepared crabmeat, or other seafood …   Australian English dictionary

  • crabstick — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: crab (IV) + stick 1. : a stick, cane, or cudgel of crab tree wood 2. : a crabbed ill natured person …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Calling crab — Crab Crab (kr[a^]b), n. [AS. crabba; akin to D. krab, G. krabbe, krebs, Icel. krabbi, Sw. krabba, Dan. krabbe, and perh. to E. cramp. Cf. {Crawfish}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the brachyuran Crustacea. They are mostly marine, and usually have a broad …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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