Cravening
Craven Cra"ven, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cravened} (-v'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cravening}.] To make recreant, weak, spiritless, or cowardly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

There is a prohibition so divine, That cravens my weak hand. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Craven — Cra ven, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cravened} ( v nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cravening}.] To make recreant, weak, spiritless, or cowardly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] There is a prohibition so divine, That cravens my weak hand. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cravened — Craven Cra ven, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cravened} ( v nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cravening}.] To make recreant, weak, spiritless, or cowardly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] There is a prohibition so divine, That cravens my weak hand. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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