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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

crony \cro"ny\ (kr[=o]"n[y^]), n.; pl. Cronies (kr[=o]"n[i^]z). [Orig., an old woman. See Crone.] 1. A crone. [Obs.] "Marry not an old crony." --Burton. [1913 Webster] 2. An intimate companion; a familiar friend. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] He soon found his former cronies, though all rather the worse for the wear and tear of time. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]