Definition of Cranelike

1. Adjective. Resembling a crane (the bird) or some aspect of one. ¹



2. Adjective. Resembling a crane (mechanical lifting device) or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranelike

cranberrylike
crance
crances
cranch
cranched
cranches
cranching
crandallite
crane
crane's bill
crane flies
crane fly
craned
craneflies
cranefly
cranelike (current term)
cranequin
cranes
cranesbill
cranesbills
crang
crangs
crania
craniad
cranial
cranial arteritis
cranial base
cranial bones
cranial capacity
cranial cavity

Literary usage of Cranelike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1898)
"But a roof of this kind would have been a distinct advantage, for the purpose of concealing the cranelike mechanism by which the deus ex machina was ..."

2. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1906)
"... his long cranelike neck was stretched out to its utmost extent, his mouth, as he uttered his words, gaped horrendous, and seemed to belch forth fire ..."

3. Authority and Archaeology, Sacred and Profane: Essays on the Relation of by David George Hogarth, Samuel Rolles Driver (1899)
"The legs and the face are like the other sort" (ie legs cranelike and bill somewhat hooked). Here Herodotus is truer to fact than many a richly illustrated ..."

4. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"All are characterized by a long leg and neck and a cranelike carriage. These breeds are hardy and average layers. They produce a large proportion of breast ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1892)
"... <^t,* both the Ram and the cranelike bird being called ba. Some have cleverly inferred that the Egyptians thought that the soul was of a birdlike form, ..."

6. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease: A Text-book for by Augustus Caillé (1906)
"The slight forward bending of the head, the "cranelike neck," has recently been mentioned as a diagnostic symptom. Twitchings and spasms of the muscles and ..."

7. The Western Avernus by Morley Roberts (1887)
"She burst into laughter at the ridiculous cranelike figure I cut, standing with my garments and long boots hung about me. I turned and sat down in the grass ..."

8. The Attic Theatre: A Description of the Stage and Theatre of the Athenians by Arthur Elam Haigh (1898)
"But a roof of this kind would have been a distinct advantage, for the purpose of concealing the cranelike mechanism by which the deus ex machina was ..."

9. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1906)
"... his long cranelike neck was stretched out to its utmost extent, his mouth, as he uttered his words, gaped horrendous, and seemed to belch forth fire ..."

10. Authority and Archaeology, Sacred and Profane: Essays on the Relation of by David George Hogarth, Samuel Rolles Driver (1899)
"The legs and the face are like the other sort" (ie legs cranelike and bill somewhat hooked). Here Herodotus is truer to fact than many a richly illustrated ..."

11. Agriculture by William Penn Brooks (1911)
"All are characterized by a long leg and neck and a cranelike carriage. These breeds are hardy and average layers. They produce a large proportion of breast ..."

12. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1892)
"... <^t,* both the Ram and the cranelike bird being called ba. Some have cleverly inferred that the Egyptians thought that the soul was of a birdlike form, ..."

13. Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease: A Text-book for by Augustus Caillé (1906)
"The slight forward bending of the head, the "cranelike neck," has recently been mentioned as a diagnostic symptom. Twitchings and spasms of the muscles and ..."

14. The Western Avernus by Morley Roberts (1887)
"She burst into laughter at the ridiculous cranelike figure I cut, standing with my garments and long boots hung about me. I turned and sat down in the grass ..."

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