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CREW. Those persons who are employed in the navigation of a vessel.
     2. A vessel to be seaworthy must have a sufficient crew. 1 Caines, R. 32; 1 John. R. 184.
     3. In general, the master or captain (q.v.) has the selection of the crew. Vide Muster roll; Seaman; Ship; Shipping articles.

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I am the Prince,' he said, 'who you in your goodness, when I was wandering about in the shape of a black crow, freed from the most awful torments.
On the first of July the band of Crow warriors again crossed their path.
The Crows were in pursuit of a band of Cheyennes, who had attacked their village in the night and killed one of their people.
In the course of their fraternal caresses, the Crows had contrived to empty the pockets of their white brothers; to abstract the very buttons from their coats, and, above all, to make free with their hunting knives.
This fellow will scare the crows fast enough,' said the farmer.
After the crows had gone I thought this over, and decided I would try hard to get some brains.
One report describes a crow that followed a milkman, snapping the lids off the bottles.
To help resolve the issue, the Department of Agriculture will step in and use lasers, pyrotechnics and high-volume recordings of crow noises to make them leave.
Crow beat his victim as she begged him to stop, telling her his intent was to make sure she never walked again.
I would imagine that anywhere not close to a keepered estate, without nest control, will be seeing crow numbers going skyhigh this summer.
1 October 2014 - US private equity firm Rift Valley Equity Partners LLC announced the purchase of Texas-based forged metal components maker MW Crow Inc without elaborating on financial specifics.
They found that the roosters would crow about two hours before the onset of light.