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croze

noun \ ˈkrōz \

Definition of croze

plural -s
1 :the groove near either end of a barrel stave in which the barrelhead is inserted
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 :to make a croze in (a stave)
2 :to fold and refold (felt hat bodies) during sizing

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