crow's foot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crow's foot large tree of Australasia
    • n crow's foot a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes
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Usage

In literature:

The chief's young son, Crow Foot, and his devoted "brother" died with him.
"Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
There stood the tall birch tree with its drooping leaves; at the top sat the old crow, and at its foot crept the gardener's black cat.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Fo' de sun up yo' haid's gwine ter be es black es a crow's foot.
"The Battle Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
Meanwhile Ulf's men reached the foot of the Crow Cliff and one by one sprang into the boiling rapid.
"Erling the Bold" by R.M. Ballantyne
Then a crow's-foot, or tripod of iron, tapped and threaded for iron pipe, is screwed to the terminal block.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
There stood the tall birch tree with its drooping leaves; at the top sat the old crow, and at its foot crept the gardener's black cat.
"The Lilac Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Crow Wing's gun was useless, and his lame foot made traveling next to impossible for a while.
"With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga" by W. Bert Foster
My meadows at home, that are under water four years out of five and bear nothing but crow's foot, such weather will do them good.
"The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - German" by J. W. von Goethe
Trefoil, crow's-foot, clover, mallow, and wild mustard riot, tangling and interweaving.
"The Black Opal" by Katharine Susannah Prichard
But saddest to see was between two bars, where a fog was of rushes, and flood wood, and wild celery, and dead crow's-foot.
"School Reading by Grades" by James Baldwin
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In poetry:

What if the creature should arise,--
For he was stout and tall,--
And swallow down a sophomore,
Coat, crow's-foot, cap, and all!
"The Mysterious Visitor" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

The Murder of Crows (2008), a 30-minute installation by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, successfully filled the Park Avenue Armory's 55,000-square-foot drill hall with sound alone.
Chad Coleman/Mercer Island Reporter It took three tree crews and one huge crane on Friday to remove the 125-foot tree from the roof of Michael and Judit Crow's house in the 3900 block of 76th Avenue S.E.
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