Definition of crone
- … chocolate-colored rock formations that look like giant toadstools, fat old crones, and creatures from a bad dream.
- —Elaine Jarvik
The old crone lived alone.
a run-down house that was inhabited by a cantankerous crone who kept to herself
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: a cruel or ugly old woman
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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