crane

Part of speech: noun

A large long legged heron- like bird.

Part of speech: verb

To stretch out ( the neck) as a crane does.

Part of speech: noun

A hoisting- machine with swinging arm; a support for kettles in a fire place.

Part of speech: verb

To raise by or as by a crane.

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Usage examples "crane":

  1. If to James I is owed the initial establishment, to Crane is owed all else at that time. - "The Tapestry Book", Helen Churchill Candee.
  2. I propose nothing at all, Mr. Crane. - "War-time Silhouettes", Stephen Hudson.
  3. Try a little piece, won't you, Mis' Crane? - "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.