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crawfish

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Crustaceans (without claws) of the family Palinuridae, Panulirus, Palinurus, and Jasus spp., also called langouste, spiny lobster, rock lobster, sea crayfish. See lobster.

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crawfish

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 102 words.

Although crayfish has traditionally been considered standard AmE—and crawfish a dialectal variant—things have changed. With the rise in popularity of

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crawfish

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

Although crayfish has traditionally been considered standard AmE—and crawfish a dialectal variant—things have changed. With the rise in popularity of

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Crawfish Bottom

Douglas A. Boyd.

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 236 pages.

A small neighborhood in north Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish Bottom was located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River. “Craw's” reputation for vice, violence, moral...

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crawfish

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Crustaceans (without claws) of the family Palinuridae, Panulirus, Palinurus, and Jasus spp., also called langouste, spiny lobster, rock lobster, sea crayfish. See lobster.

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crawfish

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 24 words.

Crustaceans (without claws) of the family Palinuridae, Panulirus, Palinurus, and Jasus spp., also called langouste, spiny lobster,

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crawfish

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 24 words.

Crustaceans (without claws) of the family Palinuridae, Panulirus, Palinurus, and Jasus spp., also called langouste, spiny lobster,

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crawfish

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 104 words.

• raffish • damselfish • catfish, flatfish • garfish, starfish • redfish • elfish, selfish, shellfish •

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crawfish

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 104 words.

• raffish • damselfish • catfish, flatfish • garfish, starfish • redfish • elfish, selfish, shellfish •

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crawfish

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 3 words.

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crawfish

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 5 words.

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crawfish <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 365 words.

1 (orig. US) (also crawdad, crayfish) a coward, a groveller, one who backs down from a

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crawfish <i>v.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 557 words.

1 (also crayfish) in fig. use, to back down, to renege on a previous statement, commitment (the image

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No Room for Possum or Crawfish African American Migrants' Challenge to Jim Crow

Luther Adams.

in Way Up North in Louisville

November 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 16445 words.

This chapter focuses on a migrant from Memphis, Tennessee, I. Willis Cole, who encouraged African Americans in the city to engage in political action. In an editorial appearing in his Louis...

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Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community

John B. Wolford, Sarah Milligan, Tracy E. K’Meyer, Katherine A. Scott and Joanna Hay.

in The Oral History Review

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Oral History. 4992 words.

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crayfish

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 24 words.

Crustaceans; freshwater crayfish are members of the families Astacidae, Parasticidae, and Austroastacidae, sea crayfish (crawfish)

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crayfish

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 62 words.

Crustaceans; freshwater crayfish are members of the families Astacidae, Parasticidae, and Austroastacidae, sea crayfish (crawfish)

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caponata

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 21 words.

Sicilian;

fried aubergine, in a tomato sauce containing capers, olives, celery, and anchovy, garnished with slices of tuna, crawfish, etc.

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caponata

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 21 words.

fried aubergine, in a tomato sauce containing capers, olives, celery, and anchovy, garnished with slices of tuna, crawfish, etc.

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spiny lobster

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 682 words.

the correct name for crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, is preferable to the name crawfish which is sometimes used but

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spiny lobster

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 682 words.

the correct name for crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, is preferable to the name crawfish which is sometimes used but

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