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 Crow over One (To),Crowd or Crouth. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Crowbar.
 
An iron with a crook, used for leverage. (Anglo-Saxon, cruc.)   1
        “Science is as far removed from brute force as this sword from a crowbar.”—Bulwer-Lytton: Leila, book ii. chap. i. p. 33.
 


 Crow over One (To),Crowd or Crouth. 

 
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