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Crowth definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CROWD, CROWTH, n. An instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin.
CROWD, n. [See Crew.]
1. Properly, a collection; a number of things collected, or closely pressed together.
2. A number of persons congregated and pressed together, or collected into a close body without order; a throng. Hence,
3. A multitude; a great number collected.
4. A number of things near together; a number promiscuously assembled or lying near each other; as a crowd of isles in the Egean Sea.
5. The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar.
CROWD, v.t.
1. To press; to urge; to drive together.
2. To fill by pressing numbers together without order; as, to crowd a room with people; to crowd the memory with ideas.
3. To fill to excess.
Volumes of reports crowd a lawyers library.
4. To encumber by multitudes.
5. To urge; to press by solicitation; to dun.
6. In seamanship, to crowd sail, is to carry an extraordinary force of sail, with a view to accelerate the course of a ship, as in chasing or escaping from an enemy; to carry a press of sail.
CROWD, v.i.
1. To press in numbers; as, the multitude crowded through the gate or into the room.
2. To press; to urge forward; as, the man crowded into the room.
3. To swarm or be numerous.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Crowd Crowd, n. [W. crwth; akin to Gael. cruit. Perh. named from its shape, and akin to Gr. kyrto`s curved, and E. curve. Cf. Rote.] An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow. [Written also croud, crowth, cruth, and crwth.] A lackey that . . . can warble upon a crowd a little. --B. Jonson.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Crowth Crowth (krouth), n. An ancient musical instrument. See 4th Crowd.



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