Definition of krewe
: a private organization staging festivities (such as parades) during Mardi Gras in New Orleans
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In his stead was Sen. Vincent Pierre, D-Lafayette, who appeared to be unfamiliar with the krewe.
Available only to current members of the krewe, the bill would require there to be at least 1,000 applicants before the license plate could be created and issued.
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Origin and Etymology of krewe
alteration of crew
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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