noun \ˈkran(t)s\
variants: or

crance iron

less commonly


Definition of crance



  1. :  a band on the outer end of a bowsprit to which the bobstays and bowsprit shrouds are fastened

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Origin and Etymology of crance

Dutch krans, literally, wreath, from Middle Dutch crans, from Middle High German kranz, from Old High German

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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