Also called crow. a steel bar, usually flattened and slightly bent at one or both ends, used as a lever.
verb (used with object), crowbarred, crowbarring.
to pry open, loosen, etc., with a crowbar:
We had to crowbar a window to get in.
a heavy iron lever with one pointed end, and one forged into a wedge shape
1748, with bar (n.1), earlier simply crow (c.1400); so called from its “beak” or from resemblance to a crow’s foot; or possibly it is from crows, from Old French cros, plural of croc “hook.”
[kroh-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈkroʊˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural crowberries. 1. the black or reddish berry of a heathlike, evergreen shrub, Empetrum nigrum, of northern regions. 2. the plant itself. 3. any of certain other fruits or the plants bearing similar berries, as the bearberry. /ˈkrəʊbərɪ; -brɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. a low-growing N temperate evergreen […]
noun 1. a type of forceps used to extract bullets, etc, from wounds
noun 1. any of several North American grackles, especially purple grackles of the genus Quiscalus. noun 1. another name for grackle
[kroh-boot] /ˈkroʊˌbut/ noun, Canadian Dialect. 1. a moccasinlike boot made of soft leather. /ˈkrəʊˌbuːt/ noun 1. a type of Inuit boot made of fur and leather