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  • She craned her head forward to see and he looked back at her. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • Every man in the room stood up and craned his head forward. Cited from Colonel Carter of Cartersville, by F. H. Smith
  • Other new people were making Crane their home and place of business.
  • Two cranes stand on his back and a third on his head.
  • Keep craning to look over their shoulders, and give us your side view. Cited from Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It was only by craning that he could see fields and what looked like a house beyond. Cited from Simon Called Peter, by Robert Keable
  • What do you call craning over to see where your near-fore lands? Cited from Soldiers Three, by Rudyard Kipling
  • Crane's latter-day racing had been successful -- he made money at it. Cited from Thoroughbreds, by W. A. Fraser
  • I craned my neck to get a view of what was directly beneath. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • He saw the door open as he craned forward to look. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • The boy craned his small body forward until he was in danger of following his victim. Cited from Rainbow's End, by Rex Beach
  • The first four ships of the class had two cranes each, while the later models had only one.
  • A man at each window craned his body out, but withdrew it without information. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Oct. 24, 1917, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • He craned his head round and looked up the river. Cited from The Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He sat for a long time trying to hear some movement, his head craning forward in the darkness. Cited from Love and Mr. Lewisham, by H. G. Wells
  • Water cranes may be able to deliver up to of water per minute.
  • Now he craned his neck and sought to peer down along his body. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • What little is known of Crane's life comes from his own writings.
  • In his first draft, Crane did not give his characters proper names.
  • A moment later she appeared at the opening of the lower deck and craned out her long neck. Cited from The Way of a Man, by Emerson Hough
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Meaning of Crane

  • noun United states writer (1871-1900)
  • noun United states poet (1899-1932)
  • noun Lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
  • noun Large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
  • verb Stretch (the neck) so as to see better
    The women craned their necks to see the President drive by