Definition of Crone

1. Noun. An ugly evil-looking old woman.

Exact synonyms: Beldam, Beldame, Hag, Witch
Generic synonyms: Old Woman



Definition of Crone

1. n. An old ewe.

Definition of Crone

1. Noun. (context Wicca) One of the triune goddesses of the Lady in Wicca alongside the Mother and Maiden and representing an old woman ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) An old woman ¹

3. Noun. an ugly, evil-looking, or frightening old woman; a hag ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crone

1. a withered old woman [n -S] : CRONISH [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crone

croming
cromlech
cromlechs
cromniomancy
cromoglicate
cromoglicic acid
cromoglycate
cromolyn
cromolyn sodium
cromolyns
cromorna
cromornas
cromorne
cromornes
cromulent
crone (current term)
cronehood
cronel
cronelike
cronels
crones
cronet
cronets
cronies
cronish
cronk
cronker
cronkest
cronkhite-canada syndrome
cronking

Literary usage of Crone

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1. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"The other was a zealous young Jacobite called crone. Before they set out, they received full instructions from the Queen herself. ..."

2. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay (1871)
"The first thing to be done was to secure crone. He had unfortunately had time to deliver his letters before he was caught: but a snare was laid for him into ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan (1858)
"The first thing to be done was to secure crone. He had unfortunately had time to deliver his letters before he was caught; but a snare was laid for him into ..."

4. History of England by Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1897)
"Trial of crone. George's Channel by a squadron of men of war under the ... A few hours after he had set out, crone was brought to the bar of the Old Bailey. ..."

5. The Works of Lord Macaulay: Complete by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1875)
"1 Trial of crone. George's Channel by a squadron of men of war under the ... A few hours after he had set out, crone was brought to the bar of the Old ..."

6. Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United by George Edward Cokayne (1889)
"In 1727, Brigadier ( ) crone, Governor of LĂ©rida, was er. a Baron [BARON crone ?] by the titular James III. See vol. i, p. 69, note "b" under "Jacobite ..."

7. The History of England: From the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1856)
"The first thing to be done was to secure crone. He had unfortunately had time to ... The news that Fuller hau turned king's evidence, that crone had been ..."

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