Webster 1913 Edition
A cup or dish.
Take with thee . . . a
1 Kings xiv. 3.
A bottle for holding water, oil, honey, etc.
So David took . . . the
1 Sam. xxvi. 12.
Webster 1828 Edition
Take with thee a cruse of honey. 1 Kings 14.
In New England, it is used chiefly or wholly for a small bottle or vial for vinegar, called a vinegar-cruse.
See also: Cruse
cruse (plural cruses)
- (religion or obsolete) A small jar used to hold liquid, such as oil or water.
- (heraldry) An oil lamp or similar emblem.