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Definition of "cran" []

  • A measure of herrings, either imprecise or sometimes legally specified; also rarely a barrel made to hold such a measure (noun)
  • An embellishment played on the lowest note of a chanter of a bagpipe, consisting of a series of grace notes produced by rapid sequential lifting of the fingers of the lower hand. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cran" in a sentence
  • "I then watched him try to create a vodka cran, which is one of the easier drinks on the planet to make."
  • "The language is borrowed from the "cran," or trivet on which small pots are placed in cookery, which is sometimes turned with its feet uppermost by an awkward assistant."
  • "Anyway, did you know that a "cran" is a package of 1,200 errings?"