Main meanings of crined in English

: crined1crined2

crined1

Pronunciation /krʌɪnd/

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adjective

Scottish
  • Shrunken; shrivelled.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in William Dunbar (?1460–?1530), poet and courtier. From crine + -ed.

Main meanings of crined in English

: crined1crined2

crined2

Pronunciation /krʌɪnd/

See synonyms for crined

adjective

Heraldry
  • Of a charge: having hair; especially having the hair of head or mane tinctured differently from the body.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Bossewell (d. 1580), author. Either from crine (although first attested slightly earlier) + -ed, or independently from Middle French crine crine + -ed.