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  • v. Present participle of crab.
  • n. The act or art of catching crabs.
  • n. The fighting of hawks with each other.
  • n. A process of scouring cloth beween rolls in a machine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or art of catching crabs.
  • n. The fighting of hawks with each other.
  • n. A process of scouring cloth between rolls in a machine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or art of fishing for crabs.
  • n. The operation of removing completely all dirt and grease from stuffs by soap and alkalis before they are subjected to dyeing.

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