crow-tread

transitive verb

Definition of crow-tread

obsolete
: to treat ignominiously

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History and Etymology for crow-tread

tread entry 1 (copulate); from the belief that crows tread hens against their will

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“Crow-tread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crow-tread. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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