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Definition of Crowd
CrowdCrowd Crowd, n. [AS. croda. See Crowd, v. t. ]
1. A number of things collected or closely pressed together;
also, a number of things adjacent to each other.
A crowd of islands. --Pope.
2. A number of persons congregated or collected into a close
body without order; a throng.
The crowd of Vanity Fair. --Macaulay.
Crowds that stream from yawning doors. --Tennyson.
3. The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the
rabble; the mob.
To fool the crowd with glorious lies. --Tennyson.
He went not with the crowd to see a shrine.
Syn: Throng; multitude. See Throng. CrowdCrowd Crowd (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. &
vb. n. Crowding.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr?dan; cf. D.
kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.]
1. To push, to press, to shove. --Chaucer.
2. To press or drive together; to mass together. ``Crowd us
and crush us.' --Shak.
3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to
encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.
The balconies and verandas were crowded with
spectators, anxious to behold their future
4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat
discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.]
To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the
publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out
To crowd sail (Naut.), to carry an extraordinary amount of
sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to
carry a press of sail. CrowdCrowd Crowd, n. [W. crwth; akin to Gael. cruit. Perh. named
from its shape, and akin to Gr. kyrto`s curved, and E. curve.
An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of
violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played
with a bow. [Written also croud, crowth, cruth, and
A lackey that . . . can warble upon a crowd a little.
Crowd Crowd, v. t.
To play on a crowd; to fiddle. [Obs.] ``Fiddlers, crowd on.'
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