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[krohn] /kroʊn/

a withered, witchlike old woman.
a witchlike old woman

late 14c., from Anglo-French carogne, from Old North French carogne, term of abuse for a cantankerous or withered woman, literally “carrion,” from Vulgar Latin *caronia (see carrion).


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