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cruse  (kro̅o̅z, kro̅o̅s),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Ceramicsan earthen pot, bottle, etc., for liquids.
  • 1225–75; Middle English crouse (Old English crūse; cognate with German Krause pot with lid), conflated with croo (Old English crōg, crōh; cognate with German Krug jug)

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

cruse /kruːz/ n
  1. a small earthenware container used, esp formerly, for liquids
Etymology: Old English crūse; related to Middle High German krūse, Dutch kroes jug

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