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Definitions of crab:
  • noun:   a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
    Example: "He caught a crab and lost the race"
  • noun:   decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • noun:   the edible flesh of any of various crabs
  • noun:   a quarrelsome grouch
  • noun:   (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
  • noun:   infests the pubic region of the human body
  • noun:   the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
  • verb:   fish for crab
  • verb:   scurry sideways like a crab
  • verb:   direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
  • verb:   complain

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