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crare

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EtymologyEdit

Old French craier, creer, croyer (ship of war), Late Latin craiera, perhaps ultimately from Proto-Germanic (compare German Krieger (warrior), or Dutch krijger).

NounEdit

crare (plural crares)

  1. A slow unwieldy trading vessel.
    • William Shakespeare
      Who ever yet could sound thy bottom? find / The ooze, to show what coast thy sluggish crare / Might easiliest harbour in?