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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. glandular scrofulous swellings in the neck

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Glandular scrofulous swellings in the neck.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See crewels.

Etymologies

Corrupted from French crouelles ("scrofula"). (Wiktionary)

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