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croze

noun \ˈkrōz\

Definition of croze

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the groove near either end of a barrel stave in which the barrelhead is inserted

  2. 2 :  a plane or machine for cutting the croze in staves

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Origin and Etymology of croze

probably from Middle French crues cavity, hole, groove; akin to Old Provençal croza hole, cave, Italian dialect croso deep


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croze

transitive verb \"\

Definition of croze

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  to make a croze in (a stave)

  2. 2 :  to fold and refold (felt hat bodies) during sizing

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