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noun 
  1. A large bird of the order Gruiformes and the family Gruidae having long legs and a long neck which it extends when flying.
  2. A mechanical lifting device, often used for lifting heavy loads for industrial or construction purposes.
verb (cran, ing)
  1. (transitive) To extend (one's neck).
Etymology: Old English cran, from Germanic
  • kran-, from Proto-Indo-European
  • gerÉ- ("to cry hoarsely").



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