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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Small jar.

Usage examples (30)
  • Has the barrel of meal or the cruse of oil failed?
  • This is the story of two English gentlemen on a cruse.
  • And he said, Bring me a new cruse, and put salt therein.
  • My fund is like the widow's cruse, -- it never gives out. for more
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  • "Crews" are workers on a boat trip, to "cruise" is to travel in a leisurely manner, the "crus" is part of the lower leg, while "cruse" is a small vessel designed to hold a liquid such as oil or water.
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