Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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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