Definition of Crouching

1. Verb. (present participle of crouch) ¹



2. Noun. The action of the verb '''crouch'''. ¹

3. Adjective. That crouches or crouch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crouching

1. crouch [v] - See also: crouch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crouching

crotonylenes
crotoxin
crottal
crottle
crottles
crotyl
crotylation
crotylboration
crotylborations
crotyls
crouch
crouched
croucher
crouchers
crouches
crouching (current term)
croud
croup
croupade
croupades
croupal
croupe
crouped
crouper
croupers
croupes
croupier
croupier's rake
croupiere

Literary usage of Crouching

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"The name is probably taken from the crouching attitude of a person at stool, ... The term for squatting or crouching is connected with the clucking of a hen ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"This figure has no legs, and bears some resemblance to a laden camel crouching on the ground ; those who sculptured it had possibly never seen the animal, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Only the crouching skeletons under the tables— Alas and alas!» His love of the beautiful is tempered by a keen sense of humor; and the combination makes his ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"Close by the temple is the Sphinx itself, crouching in silence by the sea of sand, as if to guard the royal mausoleums. This monster, whose human head and ..."

5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"One found at Cnidus by Sir Charles Newton of the British Museum, and now preserved in that institution, was adorned by a crouching lion ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"Close by the temple is the Sphinx itself, crouching in silence by the sea of sand, as if to guard the royal mausoleums. This monster, whose human head and ..."

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