The definition of a cruse is an earthenware container used for holding liquids.
An example of a cruse is a ceramic oil bottle.
a small container for liquids such as water, oil, honey, or wine
Origin of cruseMiddle English crouse ; from Old English cruse, akin to Middle Dutch cruyse, Old Norse krus, German krause, pot with lid
A small earthenware container, such as a pot or jar, for holding liquids.
Origin of cruseMiddle English crouse, perhaps from Middle Dutch cruyse, pot.
- A surname.