Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or art of catching crabs.
  • noun (Falconry) The fighting of hawks with each other.
  • noun (Woolen Manuf.) A process of scouring cloth between rolls in a machine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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