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crawfish

noun craw·fish \ ˈkrȯ-ˌfish \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

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Origin and Etymology of crawfish

by folk etymology from Middle English crevis, kraveys


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crawfish

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


CRAWFISH Defined for Kids

crawfish

noun craw·fish \ ˈkrȯ-ˌfish \

Definition of crawfish for Students

plural crawfish
1 : crayfish


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