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noun (1)

plural -s
: a common swift ( Apus apus)


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noun (2)

plural -s
: British unit of capacity for fresh herrings equal to 37 ¹/₂ imperial gallons

Word History


Noun (1)

Middle English, crane

Noun (2)

Scottish Gaelic crann tree, lot, measure of herring; akin to Old Irish crann tree

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“Cran.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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