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Webster 1913 Edition


Cruse

Cruse

(kr?s)
,
Noun.
[Akin to LG.
kruus
,
kroos
, mug, jug, jar, D.
kroes
, G.
krause
, Icel.
krus
, Sw.
krus
, Dan.
kruus
. Cf.
Crucible
,
Cresset
.]
1.
A cup or dish.
Take with thee . . . a
cruse
of honey.
1 Kings xiv. 3.
2.
A bottle for holding water, oil, honey, etc.
So David took . . . the
cruse
of water.
1 Sam. xxvi. 12.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cruse

CRUSE

,
Noun.
[See crucible.] A small cup.
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.

Definition 2022


Cruse

Cruse

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Cruse

  1. A surname.

cruse

cruse

See also: Cruse

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Noun

cruse (plural cruses)

  1. (religion or obsolete) A small jar used to hold liquid, such as oil or water.
  2. (heraldry) An oil lamp or similar emblem.

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