crawfish


1craw·fish

noun \ˈkr-ˌfish\

Definition of CRAWFISH

1
:  crayfish 1

Origin of CRAWFISH

by folk etymology from Middle English crevis, kraveys
First Known Use: 1624

2crawfish

verb

Definition of CRAWFISH

intransitive verb
:  to retreat from a position :  back out <I crawfished as fast as I could — Mark Twain>

First Known Use of CRAWFISH

1842

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