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  • n  a very slow movement
    the traffic advanced at a crawl
  • n  a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
  • n  a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
    a crawl was all that the injured man could manage
  • v  move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
    The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed
  • v  feel as if crawling with insects
    My skin crawled--I was terrified
  • v  be full of
    The old cheese was crawling with maggots
  • v  show submission or fear
  • v  swim by doing the crawl; they often don't know how to crawl"

  • After a very tight crawl into a long, narrow passage, we reached the brink of a shaft in the roof of the cave, then climbed down.
  • The guys spend their spare time degrading women they pick up in bars, making one strip, crawl on the floor and bark like a dog.
  • This was Jay Chou Chieh-lun's world back then, a crawl space where he would curl up and crash between sessions, where he would dream and then redream his melodies and lyrics, where .
News & Articles

  • ‘Grub Crawl’ comes to Old Town Temecula
    Grub Crawling is a growing trend in cities like San Francisco, New York and Chicago. Next stop for the “foodie” event: Old Town Temecula. Much like a pub crawl, grub crawlers visit multiple restaurant locations, but the focus is on the food instead of the beverages.
    June 21, 2013 - Southwest Riverside News Network
  • Crawl will happen July 6th, not July 4th
    It may be good for business, but the mayor of Jacksonville Beach says a scheduled pub crawl is bad for the beaches' image.
    June 20, 2013 - WJXT Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville Beach does not need a pub crawl on July 4
    A Fourth of July pub crawl would not be family-friendly, according to Jacksonville Beach Mayor Charlie Latham, who wrote a letter last week to downtown restaurant and bar owners asking them not to participate in a planned event.
    June 20, 2013 - Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

  • Michael Vick in Bloomberg
    I've got to start somewhere,Vick said today while being introduced at a news conference in Philadelphia, a day after signing a contract with the Eagles. "I've got to crawl before I walk. I can't imagine going out there after a two-year...
  • Randy Moss in Kansas City Star
    I've made the choice not to disappear, not to crawl up in a hole, not to be a hermit, but to put myself out there on the highest stage of sport again and have people judge me, criticise me, watch me and then hopefully it helps them in their... Marion Jones Sydney Morning Herald May 13, 2010 23315 31258 crawl Most of those guys started out at the top," Moss said. "I'ma true believer that you have to learn to crawl before you can walk. I wanted to start at the bottom in the truck series and I'm teaming up with David Dollar, and he has seen the...

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