crank (v.) Old form(s): crankes
wind, twist, zigzag
1H4 III.i.94[Hotspur to all, of the division of land] See how this river comes me cranking in
Ven.682[Venus to Adonis, of the hunted hare] He cranks and crosses with a thousand doubles
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