Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Liability to be overset; said of a ship or other vessel.
  • n. sprightliness; health; vigour

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Liability to be overset; -- said of a ship or other vessel.
  • n. Sprightliness; vigor; health.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being crank, in any of its senses.

Etymologies

crank +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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