Crouched
Crouched \Crouched\ (kroucht), a. Marked with the sign of the cross. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{Crouched friar}. See {Crutched friar}, under {Crutched}. [1913 Webster]


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  • crouched — adj a crouched position • • • Main Entry: ↑crouch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crouched — Crouch Crouch (krouch; 129), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Crouched} (kroucht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crouching}.] [OE. cruchen, crouchen, crouken; cf. E. creep, G. krauchen, kriechen, or E. crook to bend, also crouch to cross.] 1. To bend down; to stoop low;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crouched — adj. Crouched is used with these nouns: ↑position …   Collocations dictionary

  • crouched — adjective Marked with, bearing, or wearing the sign of the cross …   Wiktionary

  • crouched — kraÊŠtʃ n. act of stooping or bending low, act of crouching v. bend down, stoop down; cringe, bow low …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Crouched friar — Crouched Crouched (kroucht), a. Marked with the sign of the cross. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] {Crouched friar}. See {Crutched friar}, under {Crutched}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crouched friar — Crutched Crutched (kr?cht), a. 1. Supported upon crutches. [1913 Webster] 2. [See {Crouch}, v. t., and {Crouched}, a. ] Marked with the sign of the cross; crouched. [1913 Webster] {Crutched friar} (Eccl.), one of a religious order, so called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crouched-friars — Crutchˈed friars or Crouchˈed friars plural noun An order of mendicant friars so called from the cross which they wore • • • Main Entry: ↑crutch …   Useful english dictionary

  • bent over — crouched, stooped, bowed, leaning over …   English contemporary dictionary

  • curled up in his corner — crouched down in his corner, isolated …   English contemporary dictionary

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