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NOUN (4)

1. the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.);

2. an organized group of workmen;
[syn: gang, crew, work party]

3. an informal body of friends;
- Example: "he still hangs out with the same crowd"
[syn: crowd, crew, gang, bunch]

4. the team of men manning a racing shell;


VERB (1)

1. serve as a crew member on;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crew \Crew\ (kr[udd]), imp. of Crow. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crew \Crew\ (kr[udd]), n. (Zool.) The Manx shearwater. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crew \Crew\ (kr[udd]), n. [From older accrue accession, reenforcement, hence, company, crew; the first syllable being misunderstood as the indefinite article. See Accrue, Crescent.] 1. A company of people associated together; an assemblage; a throng. [1913 Webster] There a noble crew Of lords and ladies stood on every side. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Faithful to whom? to thy rebellious crew? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The company of seamen who man a ship, vessel, or at; the company belonging to a vessel or a boat. [1913 Webster] Note: The word crew, in law, is ordinarily used as equivalent to ship's company, including master and other officers. When the master and other officers are excluded, the context always shows it. --Story. --Burrill. [1913 Webster] 3. In an extended sense, any small body of men associated for a purpose; a gang; as (Naut.), the carpenter's crew; the boatswain's crew. Syn: Company; band; gang; horde; mob; herd; throng; party. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crow \Crow\ (kr[=o]), v. i. [imp. Crew (kr[udd]) or Crowed (kr[=o]d); p. p. Crowed (Crown (kr[=o]n), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Crowing.] [AS. cr[=a]wan; akin to D. kraijen, G. kr[aum]hen, cf. Lith. groti to croak. [root]24. Cf. Crake.] 1. To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance. "The cock had crown." --Bayron. [1913 Webster] The morning cock crew loud. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag. [1913 Webster] 3. To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure. [1913 Webster] The sweetest little maid, That ever crowed for kisses. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] To crow over, to exult over a vanquished antagonist. [1913 Webster] Sennacherib crowing over poor Jerusalem. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crew n 1: the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.) 2: an organized group of workmen [syn: gang, crew, work party] 3: an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd" [syn: crowd, crew, gang, bunch] 4: the team of men manning a racing shell v 1: serve as a crew member on
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "crew": aerial photographer, age group, aggregation, aircrew, aircrewman, assembly, avigator, band, battalion, belly gunner, bevy, body, bombardier, brigade, bunch, cabal, cadre, camarilla, cast, cell, charmed circle, circle, clan, clique, closed circle, cluster, cohort, collection, company, complement, congregation, contingent, corps, coterie, covey, crew chief, crowd, detachment, detail, division, eight, eleven, elite, elite group, employees, faction, first string, first team, five, fleet, flight attendant, flight crew, force, gang, group, grouping, groupment, gunner, help, hired help, hostess, in-group, ingroup, inner circle, junta, junto, machine gunner, men, meteorologist, mob, movement, navigator, nine, out-group, outfit, pack, party, peer group, personnel, phalanx, platoon, posse, regiment, reserves, retinue, ring, rowing crew, salon, second string, second team, servantry, set, squad, stable, staff, steward, stewardess, string, team, the help, third string, tribe, troop, troupe, varsity, we-group, wing
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

CREW. Those persons who are employed in the navigation of a vessel. 2. A vessel to be seaworthy must have a sufficient crew. 1 Caines, R. 32; 1 John. R. 184. 3. In general, the master or captain (q.v.) has the selection of the crew. Vide Muster roll; Seaman; Ship; Shipping articles.