crab : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  • n  a quarrelsome grouch
  • n  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
  • n  the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
  • n  the edible flesh of any of various crabs
  • n  a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
  • n  a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
    he caught a crab and lost the race
  • v  direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
  • v  scurry sideways like a crab
  • v  fish for crab
  • v  complain

  • Chili crab, Singapore's unofficial national dish, is not meant to be consumed politely covered in a gloopy sauce, the crab is usually served whole and eaten with your hands.
  • For instance, if you go to Atlanta's Dogwood and find yourself unwilling to part with $12 for crab-brie fondue or $29 for steak, you can instead order $4 ham-and-cheese grits .
  • I decided to grow just crab grass.
News & Articles

  • Upper Merion police May 31 - Theft at Joe's Crab Shack, King of Prussia Mall
    MALL AND VICINITY Theft Report Joe’s Crab Shack, 244 Mall Blvd. – May 24 between 7:25 and 7:53 p.m.
    June 11, 2013 - King of Prussia Courier
  • 'Deadliest Catch': Edgar Hansen on brother Sig and family holidays
    Zap2it: Along with crab fishing, "Deadliest Catch" is about relationships, mostly father-son and brother-brother. That includes you and your older brother, Capt. Sig Hansen, of the F/V Northwestern. What's that dynamic?Edgar Hansen: He's the older brother, and he'll always be the older brother. So it goes back to our family. There was no hugging, no "I love yous" and "goodbyes," all that c ...
    June 11, 2013 - Zap2It
  • Joe’s Crab Shack opens in Riverhead
    Long Island gets its second Joe’s Crab Shack restaurant next week when the Houston-based chain cuts the ribbon at 1490 Old Country Road in Riverhead.
    June 10, 2013 - Long Island Business News

  • LeBron James in USA Today
    In giving his take on what happened, James said: "I watched it again, and I took a 'crab dribble,' which is a hesitation dribble, and then two steps."
  • Hines Ward in
    They're all hated,Ward said of the Ravens. "Anybody in purple, they're hated. It's a respect, but there's no love for them. They're not inviting me to come out and eat crab cakes with them."
  • Manny Pacquiao in AFP
    Let us avoid what I call our crab mentality. I am appealing to all of you to avoid that. Let us unite so we will all be happy,Pacquiao said in the TV interview.

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