Definition of crine in English:

crine

Pronunciation /krʌɪn/

verb

(also cryne)
Scottish
  • To shrink, shrivel, especially with age or heat; to dry up. Also with in.

Origin

Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From Scottish Gaelic crìon to wither (Early Irish crínaid) from Early Irish crín dry, withered, parched, cognate with Old Welsh crin, in the same sense (Welsh crin) from a variant (with nasal extension) of the same Indo-European base as classical Latin cariēs decay.