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crate / krāt/ • n. 1. a slatted wooden case used for transporting or storing goods: a crate of bananas. ∎  a square metal or plastic container divided into small individual units, used for transporting or storing bottles: a milk crate. 2. inf., dated an old and dilapidated vehicle. • v. [tr.] (often be crated) pack (something) in a crate for transportation. DERIVATIVES: crate·ful / ˈkrātˌfoŏl/ n. (pl. -fuls) .

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crate

crate XVII. Earliest forms creat (XVII), crade (XVIII); poss. introduced with imports from Holland; cf. Du. krat tailboard of a wagon, †basket, †box of a coach, of unkn. orig.

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Crate

a measure of glass, 1823; loosely, a large load.

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