Crewing



[kroo] /kru/

noun
1.
a group of persons involved in a particular kind of work or working together:
the crew of a train; a wrecking crew.
2.
Nautical.

3.
the people who fly or operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
4.
the team that rows a racing shell:
varsity crew.
5.
the sport of racing with racing shells:
He went out for crew in his freshman year.
6.
a company; crowd:
He and his crew of friends filled the room.
7.
any force or band of armed men.
verb (used with object)
8.
to serve as a member of a crew on (a ship, aircraft, etc.).
9.
to obtain or employ a crew for (a ship, aircraft, etc.).
verb (used without object)
10.
to serve as a member of a crew.
[kroo] /kru/
verb
1.
a simple past tense of 2 .
/kruː/
noun (sometimes functioning as pl)
1.
the men who man a ship, boat, aircraft, etc
2.
(nautical) a group of people assigned to a particular job or type of work
3.
(informal) a gang, company, or crowd
verb
4.
to serve on (a ship) as a member of the crew
/kruː/
verb
1.
a past tense of crow2
n.

mid-15c., “group of soldiers,” from Middle French crue (Old French creue) “an increase, recruit, military reinforcement,” from fem. past participle of creistre “grow,” from Latin crescere “arise, grow” (see crescent). Meaning “people acting or working together” is first attested 1560s. “Gang of men on a warship” is from 1690s. Crew-cut first attested 1938, so called because the style originally was adopted by boat crews at Harvard and Yale.

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