The definition of a cruse is an earthenware container used for holding liquids.(noun)
An example of a cruse is a ceramic oil bottle.
See cruse in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME crouse < OE cruse, akin to MDu cruyse, ON krus, Ger krause, pot with lid
See cruse in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English crouse, perhaps from Middle Dutch cruyse, pot.
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