noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: probably from the name Crenshaw or Cranshaw Date: 1955 a winter melon having smooth green and gold skin and sweet salmon-colored flesh

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  • Crenshaw — may refer to: People Ander Crenshaw (born 1944), American politician Ben Crenshaw (born 1952), American professional golfer John Crenshaw (1797 1871), American landowner and slave trader Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (born 1959), law professor… …   Wikipedia

  • Crenshaw — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ander Crenshaw (* 1944), US amerikanischer Politiker Ben Crenshaw (* 1952), US amerikanischer Profigolfer Crenshaw ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Crenshaw (Kentucky) Crenshaw… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Crenshaw — Crenshaw, MS U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 916 Housing Units (2000): 385 Land area (2000): 0.413926 sq. miles (1.072064 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.413926 sq. miles (1.072064… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Crenshaw — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Crenshaw est un nom anglais qui peut désigner : Personnes Ben Crenshaw Otis Lee Crenshaw Lieux Comté de Crenshaw en Alabama Crenshaw (Illinois)… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Crenshaw — n. family name; Ben Crenshaw (born 1952), American golfer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Crenshaw — Sp Kreñšas Ap Crenshaw L JAV apyg. (Alabama) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • crenshaw — noun see crenshaw melon …   Useful english dictionary

  • crenshaw — cren·shaw (krĕnʹshô ) also cran·shaw (krănʹ ) n. A variety of winter melon (Cucumis melo var. inodorus) having a greenish yellow rind and sweet, usually salmon pink flesh.   [Origin unknown.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Crenshaw — This interesting name of English origin is a dialectal variant of the locational name Crawshaw, from a place called Crawshaw Booth in Lancashire. The derivation of this surname is from the Old English pre 7th Century Crawa , a crow, with sceaga a …   Surnames reference

  • crenshaw — cren·shaw …   English syllables

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