Definition of Crome

1. Noun. (UK East Anglia) A garden or agricultural implement with 3 or 4 tines bent at right angles, in appearance like a garden fork with bent prongs. Used for breaking up soil, clearing ditches, raking up shellfish on beaches, and similar tasks. ¹



2. Verb. (UK East Anglia) To use a crome. ¹

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Definition of Crome

1. to draw by a crook [v CROMED, CROMING, CROMES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crome

croissantlike
croissants
croisé
croisés
crojik
crojiks
crokers
crokinole
cromack
cromacks
cromakalim
cromb
crombed
crombing
crombs
crome (current term)
cromed
cromes
croming
cromlech
cromlechs
cromniomancy
cromoglicate
cromoglicic acid
cromoglycate
cromolyn
cromolyn sodium
cromolyns
cromorna
cromornas

Literary usage of Crome

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1. The Portfolio: Monographs on Artistic Subjects by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1897)
"He had not known crome during his youth and early struggles, and consequently ... This admiration for Turner shows how alive crome was to new influences. ..."

2. Catalogue by British Art The London National Gallery, John D. Barrow Art Gallery, Tate Gallery, Skaneateles Library Association (1908)
"A. by 2 ft. 3J in. w. Bequeathed by Mr. Henry Vaughan in 1900. crome ... John crome, commonly called Old crome, to distinguish him from younger painters of ..."

3. Letters of Royal and Illustrious Ladies of Great Britain: From the by Mary Anne Everett Green (1846)
"The Dr. crome here named was the same who, although at one time one of the court ... Newcourt c names Edward crome as rector of St. Mary's, Aldermary, ..."

4. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1891)
"A multitude filled the church; an enormous concourse flocked the streets, through which were led into the presence of their judges, on January 28, crome, ..."

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