Crouch

  • 1 Crouch — steht für Crouch (Idaho) Crouch Township (Illinois) Crouch ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Andraé Crouch (* 1942), US amerikanischer Gospelsänger und Komponist Anna Maria Crouch (1763–1805), Schauspielerin und Sängerin, Mätresse von… …

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  • 2 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; to lie close… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 crouch — [krautʃ] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from [i]Old French crochir to become hook shaped , from croche; CROCHET] 1.) also crouch down to lower your body close to the ground by bending your knees completely →↑squat ▪ He crouched in the… …

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  • 4 Crouch — Crouch, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 154 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.419886 sq. miles (1.087500 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.419886 sq. miles (1.087500 sq. km)… …

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  • 5 Crouch, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 154 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.419886 sq. miles (1.087500 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.419886 sq. miles (1.087500 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 6 crouch — crouch·ant; crouch·er; crouch; …

    English syllables

  • 7 crouch´er — crouch «krowch», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to stoop low with bent legs like an animal ready to spring, or a person hiding: »The cat crouched in the corner waiting for the mouse to come out of its hole. The boys crouched under a bush when we played… …

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  • 8 Crouch — Crouch, v. t. [OE. cruchen, crouchen, from cruche, crouche, cross. Cf. {Crosier}, {Crook}.] 1. To sign with the cross; to bless. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To bend, or cause to bend, as in humility or fear. [1913 Webster] She folded her… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 crouch — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nel pugilato, posizione di guardia difensiva {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1951. ETIMO: der. di (to) crouch accovacciarsi …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 10 crouch — /ingl. krautʃ/ [vc. ingl., da to crouch «accovacciarsi»] s. m. inv. (nel pugilato) guardia bassa …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 crouch — index lurk Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 crouch — [ krautʃ ] verb intransitive * 1. ) to move your body close to the ground by bending your knees and leaning forward slightly: She crouched down and reached out to the little boy. 2. ) to lean forward with your head and shoulders bent, especially… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 crouch — late 14c., probably from O.Fr. crochir become bent, crooked, from croche hook (see CROCHET (Cf. crochet)). Related: Crouched; crouching. As a noun, from 1590s …

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  • 14 crouch — [v] stoop low; cringe bend, bend down, bow, cower, dip, duck, grovel, huddle, hunch, hunker down, kneel, quail, quat, scrooch down, squat, stoop, wince; concept 213 Ant. stretch …

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  • 15 crouch — ► VERB ▪ adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down. ► NOUN ▪ a crouching stance or posture. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French crochir be bent , from croche shepherd s crook …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 crouch — [krouch] vi. [ME crouchen < OFr crochir, to be bent < croc, a hook: see CROSIER] 1. to stoop or bend low with the limbs drawn close to the body, as an animal ready to spring or cowering in fear 2. to cringe or bow in a servile manner vt.… …

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  • 17 Crouch — For other uses, see Crouch (disambiguation). Crouch is a family name. People with the family name Crouch Andrae Crouch, US Gospel musician Anna Maria Crouch, 18th Century actress in London and mistress of George, Prince of Wales Bill Crouch… …

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  • 18 Crouch — Peter Crouch Peter Crouch …

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  • 19 crouch — [[t]kra͟ʊtʃ[/t]] crouches, crouching, crouched 1) VERB If you are crouching, your legs are bent under you so that you are close to the ground and leaning forward slightly. [V prep/adv] We were crouching in the bushes... [V prep/adv] I crouched on …

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  • 20 Crouch — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a topographical name for someone who lived by a cross. The derivation of the name is from the Middle English crouch , a cross, itself from the Olde English pre 7th Century cruc . This word …

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