Definition of Cramps

1. Noun. A cramping of muscles, especially in the abdomen or uterus. ¹



2. Noun. (plural of cramp) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of cramp) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cramps

1. cramp [v] - See also: cramp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cramps

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crampets
crampfish
crampfishes
crampier
crampiest
crampiness
cramping
crampit
crampits
crampon
cramponee
crampons
crampoon
crampoons
cramps (current term)
crampy
crams
cran
cran-
cranachan
cranachans
cranage
cranages
cranapple
cranberries
cranberry
cranberry bush
cranberry culture
cranberry heath

Literary usage of Cramps

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1865)
"Broke 3 inches from cramps. 7. Broke 9 inches from cramps. 10. Broke in bend of the barrel. 9. ... Broke 12 inches from cramps. Broke 8 inches from cramps. ..."

2. Useful Information for Engineers: Third Series. As Comprised in a Series of by William Fairbairn (1866)
"Broke 19 inches from cramps. 6. Broke 3 inches from cramps. 6. Broke 2J inches from cramps. 7. Broke 9 inches from cramps. 8. Broke 3 inches from cramps. 9. ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1847)
"1 deem it absolutely necessary to give a caution to sufferers from cramps, that the disorder is almost always connected with a we.ik or imperfect state of ..."

4. First Aid Book (1990)
"If fainting seems likely, have the victim lie down with feet elevated 8 to 12 inches. • Treat the victim for shock. Heat cramps Heat cramps affect people ..."

5. Naval Hygiene by James Chambers Pryor (1918)
"The individual seized with cramps in the fire room usually is carried to the ... When seized with heat cramps or heat prostration, even though the mouth ..."

6. An Index of differential diagnosis of main symptoms by Herbert French (1912)
"In most instances, cramps result from over-exertion of the affected muscles. ... Similar but less extensive cramps are not rarely experienced by persons ..."

7. The builder's price book (1804)
"cramps to Portland, and letting in, ... Small cramps to chimney pieces Holes cut for iron-work - - Mortice holes - - Large ditto - - - - - Holes cut 8 ..."

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