Cruive
Cruive Cruive (kr[.u]v), n. A kind of weir or dam for trapping salmon; also, a hovel. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • cruive — a fish trap made by enclosing a space in a river, traditionally with wicker or wood (English dialect). Also spelled criv, craive, crave, crove, croove, crowis, coffis, cruve and crive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • cruive — ˈkrœ̅v noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English (Scots dial) crufe, crove, probably from Scottish Gaelic crō pen for animals, hut more at crew Scotland : a small rude enclosure (as a hovel or a pen for animals) …   Useful english dictionary

  • plantie-cruive — plantˈie cruive / kroov/ noun (Orkney and Shetland) A kitchen garden, an enclosure for cabbage • • • Main Entry: ↑plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • craive — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • creeve — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • criv — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • crive — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • croffis — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • croove — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • crove — cruive …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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