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crave

in Scottish civil procedure, that part of an initial writ that states what the pursuer requires.

TO CRAVE. To ask; to demand.
     2. This word is frequently used in pleading; as, to crave oyer of a bond on which the suit is brought; and in the settlement of accounts, the accountant general craves a credit or an allowance. 1 Chit. Pr. 520. See Oyer.

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Critique: Award-winning marketer and brand strategist Keli Hammond presents Craved: The Secret Sauce to Building a Highly-Successful, Standout Brand, a thoroughly accessible guide to the most important tenets of marketing especially for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Some of the smokers who also craved other addictive drugs reported a reduced desire for other substances.
Did he mean that women who craved chocolate would lose their craving if they took more magnesium?
The "demon lovers" of the book's title are not ultimately the witches accused of sex with demons, but the witch theorists themselves who craved accounts of demonic copulation in order to prove to themselves and others that demons were demonstrably real.
ICE CUBES, toothpaste and mud on potatoes are some of the most craved foods during pregnancy.
The strangest foods craved included ice cubes (20%); brown sauce (on everything) (15%); toothpaste (11%); ham and chocolate sandwiches (6%); and potatoes with mud on them (4%).
ICE cubes, toothpaste and mud on potatoes are some of the most craved foods during pregnancy, according to a survey published yesterday.
The strangest foods craved were: ice cubes (20 per cent); HP sauce - on everything (15 per cent); lemons (12 per cent); toothpaste (11 per cent) and gherkins (with everything) (ten per cent).
Not that I craved insult by any means, but I came to despise the shrewd calculation that led so many people who disliked me to manipulate my sympathies.
Some mums even admitted to craving the smell of tree bark and shoe polish, while some claimed to have craved combinations of foods, including bananas with marmite, ice cream and chips and Nutella-topped cheese and onion crisps.