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crowd

Music an ancient bowed stringed instrument; crwth

Crowd

 

an ancient bowed stringed instrument. It was wide-spread in Western European countries, primarily England and France, until the early 19th century. The crowd had a wooden body and six strings. Length, 550–575 mm.

What does it mean when you dream about a crowd?

Dreaming about being in a crowd can mean many different things. We may have had anxieties about being in crowds as a child, so crowds could simply represent anxiety. We can feel good about being part of the crowd, or unhappy about being part of the herd; we may feel “lost in the crowd” and want to “stand out from the crowd.” If people are looking at the dreamer, one could be anxious about public opinion.

References in classic literature ?
Meanwhile he walked familiar streets, merry reminiscences crowding round him, sad ones also, both with the same surprising pathos.
The time I waited seemed endless, and I felt doubts and fears crowding upon me.
The poor creatures were crowding the ratlines, clinging to the masts, struggling under the water.
Turning, I pushed my way out of the crowding Beast People and went on alone up the slope towards the higher part of the headland.
They were close upon the doctor's heels, crowding and threatening him.
Those who had not succeeded in getting into the main entrance were crowding about the windows, pushing, wrangling, and peeping through the gratings.
Rag pickers and costermongers of all kinds were crowding round the taverns in the dirty and stinking courtyards of the Hay Market.
The maxillary and mandibular crowding was resolved; positive overjet and overbite were achieved.
Dispelling widely held myths about various ethnic groups' tolerance of crowding, a new Cornell study finds that Asian Americans and Latin Americans are just as uncomfortable in crowded homes as are Anglo Americans (Americans of European descent) and African Americans.
For the first time one can see beyond the track a spectacular view of urban immensity: lights below, silhouettes of towers, more crowds - yes, a panorama of crowding, which is only a panorama because one is momentarily out of the crowd.
For more than 30 years, an influential theory has held that crowding brings out beastly behavior in people and many other animals.