- A tumultuous crowd; a mob. (noun)
- The lowest or coarsest class of people. Often used with the. (noun)
- A group of persons regarded with contempt: "After subsisting on the invisible margins of the art scene ... he was 'discovered' in the mid-80's, along with a crowd of like-minded rabble from the East Village” ( Richard B. Woodward). (noun)
- An iron bar used to stir and skim molten iron in puddling. (noun)
- Any of various similar tools or mechanically operated devices used in roasting or refining furnaces. (noun)
- A disorderly crowd; mob (noun)
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