What does cranny mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term cranny:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap(noun)

    a long narrow depression in a surface

  2. cranny(noun)

    a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)

Wiktionary

  1. cranny(Noun)

    A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance.

  2. cranny(Noun)

    A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc.

  3. Origin: From crany, crani, apparently a diminutive of * (+ -y), from cran, cren, a derivative of crener, from creno, from *, of obscure origin. Despite a spurious use in Pliny, connection to crena is doubtful. Instead, probably of or origin. Compare chrinna, Krinne, karn, ara-chrinin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cranny(noun)

    a small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance

  2. Cranny(noun)

    a tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc

  3. Cranny(verb)

    to crack into, or become full of, crannies

  4. Cranny(verb)

    to haunt, or enter by, crannies

  5. Cranny(adj)

    quick; giddy; thoughtless

  6. Origin: [Perh. for cranky. See Crank, a. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cranny

    kran′i, n. a rent: a chink: a secret place.—v.i. to enter crannies.—adj. Crann′ied, having crannies, rents, or fissures. [Fr. cran, a notch.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cranny in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cranny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3



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