Definition of craw in English:

craw

noun

dated
  • The crop of a bird or insect.

    • ‘Life, when it landed here, arrived only through powerful stamina or spectacular accident: a fern's spore drifting on the trade wind, a seed in the craw of a bird, the bird itself.’

Phrases

  • stick in one's craw

    • dated

      ‘it sticks in his craw that he, with his row of medals, must have me for a son-in-law’
      see stick

Origin

Late Middle English: from or related to Middle Dutch crāghe or Middle Low German krage ‘neck, throat’.

Pronunciation

craw

/krɔː/