Definition of Crouched

1. a. Marked with the sign of the cross.



Definition of Crouched

1. Adjective. Marked with, bearing, or wearing the sign of the cross. ¹

2. Verb. (past of crouch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crouched

1. crouch [v] - See also: crouch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crouched

crotonyl
crotonyl-ACP reductase
crotonylation
crotonylene
crotonylenes
crotoxin
crottal
crottle
crottles
crotyl
crotylation
crotylboration
crotylborations
crotyls
crouch
crouched (current term)
croucher
crouchers
crouches
crouching
croud
croup
croupade
croupades
croupal
croupe
crouped
crouper
croupers

Literary usage of Crouched

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"Form of Appeal from the crouched Friars. serrations on the youthful portrait of Queen Elizabeth in the Dining-room, was a misapprehension of my statement ..."

2. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1921)
"... against the wall sat her father, the paralysed old man, and looked on, bending over his hands, crouched together as always, without being able to move. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"... looking to the right ; beneath the head appears to be a bull-dog crouched up; and underneath the dog, a branch with leaves, springing up and spreading ..."

4. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Androclus was a Roman slave, condemned to encounter a lion in the amphitheatre ; but when the beast wa┬╗ let loose it crouched at the feet of the slave and ..."

5. The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith (1826)
"... of one whom they just before had revered and crouched to in the most abject manner. 182. These immoderate transports were raised in them by Demosthenes, ..."

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