crouse

adjective
\ ˈkrüs How to pronounce crouse (audio) \

Definition of crouse

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of crouse

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crouse

Middle English

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“Crouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crouse. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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Crouse biographical name

\ ˈkrau̇s How to pronounce Crouse (audio) \

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Russel 1893–1966 American journalist and dramatist

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