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Crow

(krō),
R.S., 20th-century British physician. See: Crow-Fukase syndrome.

Charcot restraint orthotic walker

; CROW custom-made boot incorporating a total contact cast; worn after initial oedema has subsided, allowing the patient to remain weight-bearing during the natural course of the disease yet minimizing trauma to the affected area (Figure 1)
Figure 1: Charcot restraint orthotic walker (CROW).

crow

a bird in the genus corvus.

crow pick
predatory gouging of eyes and other soft tissues from sick or weak lambs by crows. Wounds often infected with gas gangrene organisms.
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Below me was the great pit, with the crows struggling for its refuse.
The Crows and Blackfeet, who were such terrors in the path of the early adventurers to Astoria, still continue their predatory habits, but seem to have brought them to greater system.
He was engaged to serve in general as a hunter, but as guide and interpreter when they should reach the country of the Crows.
Many crows and other birds flew into the cornfield, but as soon as they saw me they flew away again, thinking I was a Munchkin; and this pleased me and made me feel that I was quite an important person.
The walls were hung with white silk, upon which flocks of black crows were embroidered in black diamonds.
Verily, I myself am the scared crow that once saw you naked, and without paint; and I flew away when the skeleton ogled at me.
That Jim Crow there in the window," answered the urchin, holding out a cent, and pointing to the gingerbread figure that had attracted his notice, as he loitered along to school; "the one that has not a broken foot.
One day when she was pacing to and fro under the lime trees, a black crow hopped out of a rose-bush in front of her.
Snagsby standing at his shop-door looking up at the clouds sees a crow who is out late skim westward over the slice of sky belonging to Cook's Court.
There was no more singing, all listened now; and again came a death-screech and again a crow.
A chattering crow lives out nine generations of aged men, but a stag's life is four times a crow's, and a raven's life makes three stags old, while the phoenix outlives nine ravens, but we, the rich-haired Nymphs, daughters of Zeus the aegis-holder, outlive ten phoenixes.
No sign of life was visible, save a big black crow winging his solitary way across a leaden field.