from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Scots Lively; vivacious.
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- adj. brisk; lively; bold
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Brisk; lively; bold; self-complacent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Brisk; frisky; full of heart; self-satisfied; appearing courageous; saucy.
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- n. United States playwright (1893-1966)
Middle English crous, fierce, bold, perhaps from Middle Flemish cruus, curly, bold.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)