Definition of Crannies

1. Noun. (plural of cranny) ¹



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Definition of Crannies

1. cranny [n] - See also: cranny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crannies

crankles
crankling
crankly
crankness
crankous
crankpin
crankpins
cranks
cranks up
crankset
cranksets
crankshaft
crankshafts
cranky
crannied
crannies (current term)
crannock
crannocks
crannog
crannoge
crannoges
crannogs
cranny
crannying
cranreuch
cranreuchs
crans
crant
crantara
crants

Literary usage of Crannies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1835)
"... represents him as ' peeping into the holes and crannies of the ruined trunk, to ascertain, if possible, the cause of its decay. ..."

2. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"They hover on beating wings about such crannies of the clapboards and finish where they may have spied some delicious, big fat spider, chrysalis or other ..."

3. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1891)
"But we do think that a flood of light would he shed upon some of the most curious nooks and crannies of the human mind. Eta. The origin of the eta, ..."

4. "Our Fathers Have Told Us": Sketches of the History of Christendom for Boys by John Ruskin (1897)
"All kinds of crawling things among the tottering walls, and peeping out of their rents and crannies. A monkey sitting squat, developing into a demon, ..."

5. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"They often pass seven or eight days in this tremendous employ, and lodge in the crannies which they find in the face of the precipice. ..."

6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1835)
"... represents him as ' peeping into the holes and crannies of the ruined trunk, to ascertain, if possible, the cause of its decay. ..."

7. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"They hover on beating wings about such crannies of the clapboards and finish where they may have spied some delicious, big fat spider, chrysalis or other ..."

8. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1891)
"But we do think that a flood of light would he shed upon some of the most curious nooks and crannies of the human mind. Eta. The origin of the eta, ..."

9. "Our Fathers Have Told Us": Sketches of the History of Christendom for Boys by John Ruskin (1897)
"All kinds of crawling things among the tottering walls, and peeping out of their rents and crannies. A monkey sitting squat, developing into a demon, ..."

10. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"They often pass seven or eight days in this tremendous employ, and lodge in the crannies which they find in the face of the precipice. ..."

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