crawfish crawfish  /ˈkrɔ ˌfɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
  2. (n) small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
  3. (n) large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
  4. (v) make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

Usage(s):

  1. Swimming CrawfishFor 60 crawfish prepare a bouillon with 2 cups dry white wine, cup cognac, 3 large carrots and one large onion cut in thin slices, 1 teaspoon salt, a.
  2. Other festival highlights include a crawfish eating contest, cooking demonstrations, Cajun dancing and the hotly contested crawfish races.
  3. Political skullduggeries are as much at home in Louisiana as crawfish or beignets.

News

  1. Girard top finisher at Crawfish Crawl

    Fifty-two runners competed in the Crawfish Crawl Saturday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Keokuk Daily Gate City

  2. Cowboys & Crawfish event slated in Fernley

    The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows will be hosting its first Cowboys & Crawfish event this Saturday, June 22, at the Out-of-Town Park.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Mason Valley News

  3. Crawfish salad

    1 small onion, chopped 2 pounds crawfish tails 3 tablespoons mayonnaise Mustard 2 tablespoons Beazell’s Cajun Seasoning 1 tablespoons dill pickle relish 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Iberian

Quotes

  1. "You kind of hung with the people who did what you did," Springs says. "We were professional beer drinkers and margarita drinkers and crawfish eaters."
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Ron Springs Source: Forbes

  2. "If we have to be a crawfish and take a step back to take two steps forward, we'll be a crawfish," Bowden said. "We're open to that. We're not going to lose focus of the long-term plan."
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Jim Bowden Source: Washington Times

  3. "Everyone felt at home eating crawfish; it was real nice," said Payton, who added the meal was not messy. "These were nicely peeled neatly on a tray, with shrimp and clams, all the appetizers and hot dishes. There was plenty to eat. I ate too...
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Sean Payton Source: Saints Insider

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