crow·​step ˈkrō-ˌstep How to pronounce crowstep (audio)
: any of a series of steps at the top of a gable wall
crowstepped adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crowstep was in 1822

Dictionary Entries Near crowstep

Cite this Entry

“Crowstep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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