crare

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 20 May 2013, at 15:25