cranny


cranny
cranny *crack, cleft, fissure, crevasse, crevice, chink
Analogous words: *hole, cavity, pocket, hollow: perforation, puncture, bore (see corresponding Verbs at PERFORATE): interstice, *aperture

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  • Cranny' s B&B — (Рослэр,Ирландия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: Rosslare , Рослэр, Ирландия …   Каталог отелей

  • Cranny — Cran ny (kr[a^]n n[y^]), n.; pl. {Crannies} ( n[i^]z). [F. cran notch, prob. from L. crena (a doubful word).] 1. A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance. [1913 Webster] In a firm building, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cranny — Cran ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Crannied} ( n?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crannying}.] 1. To crack into, or become full of, crannies. [R.] [1913 Webster] The ground did cranny everywhere. Golding. [1913 Webster] 2. To haunt, or enter by, crannies. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cranny — Cran ny, a. [Perh. for cranky. See {Crank}, a. ] Quick; giddy; thoughtless. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cranny — index rift (gap) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cranny — mid 15c., possibly from a dim. of M.Fr. cran notch, fissure (14c.), from crener to notch, split, from M.L. crenare, possibly from L. cernere to separate, sift (see CRISIS (Cf. crisis)). But OED casts doubt on this derivation …   Etymology dictionary

  • cranny — [n] nook, opening breach, byplace, chink, cleft, crack, crevice, fissure, gap, hole, interstice, niche; concepts 440,513 …   New thesaurus

  • cranny — ► NOUN (pl. crannies) ▪ a small, narrow space or opening. ORIGIN Latin crena notch …   English terms dictionary

  • cranny — [kran′ē] n. pl. crannies [ME crani < OFr cran, cren, a notch < OIt crena, a groove < VL, a notch: see CRENATE] a small, narrow opening; crack, as in a wall …   English World dictionary

  • cranny — noun a) A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance. b) A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc. See Also: any nook or cranny, every nook and cranny, nook and cranny, nook or cranny …   Wiktionary


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