Cruse (kr?s), n. [Akin to LG. kruus, kroos, mug, jug, jar, D. kroes, G. krause, Icel. krus, Sw. krus, Dan. kruus. Cf. Crucible, Cresset.]

1.

A cup or dish.

Take with thee . . . a cruse of honey. 1 Kings xiv. 3.

2.

A bottle for holding water, oil, honey, etc.

So David took . . . the cruse of water. 1 Sam. xxvi. 12.

 

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