Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of CRUET

Pronunciation:  'krooit

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table

CRUET is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: crewet
 See Also: bottle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cru"et\, n. [Anglo-French cruet, a dim. from OF. crue,
cruie; of German or Celtic origin, and akin to E. crock an
earthen vessel.]
1. A bottle or vessel; esp., a vial or small glass bottle for
   holding vinegar, oil, pepper, or the like, for the table;
   a caster. --Swift.

2. (Eccl.) A vessel used to hold wine, oil, or water for the
   service of the altar.

{Cruet stand}, a frame for holding cruets; a caster.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Agnus Dei, ark, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, bambino, beadroll, beads, calabash, candle, canteen, carafe, carboy, caster, censer, chalice, chaplet, chrismal, chrismatory, ciborium, cross, crucifix, cruse, decanter, demijohn, eucharistial, ewer, fifth, flacon, flagon, flask, flasket, font, gourd, hipflask, holy cross, Holy Grail, holy water, holy-water font, holy-water sprinkler, Host, hot-water bottle, icon, incensory, jar, jeroboam, jug, lota, magnum, matzo, menorah, mezuzah, mikvah, monstrance, mussuk, olla, osculatory, ostensorium, paschal candle, pax, phial, phylacteries, Pieta, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, pyx, relics, reliquary, rood, rosary, sacramental, sacred relics, sacring bell, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, shofar, stoup, sukkah, tabernacle, tallith, thurible, urceole, vacuum bottle, veronica, vial, vigil light, votive candle