- present participle of
- The act or art of catching crabs.
- (falconry) The fighting of hawks with each other.
- (wool manufacture) A process of scouring cloth beween rolls in a machine.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.