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krewe

[kroo] /kru/
noun
1.
(especially in New Orleans) a private social club that sponsors balls, parades, etc., as part of the Mardi Gras festivities.
Origin
archaizing or fanciful spelling of crew1; generalized from the Mistick Krewe of Comus, the first such club, founded in New Orleans in 1857
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