Thatcher had to crash through countless glass ceilings not only of gender but of class.
He jumped up and hurried away, and the judge heard him crash through the bushes, and searched until he had found his trail.
He heard it crash through the bushes for some seconds, then stop.
There was fatality in its stillness, and in the certainty that if moved it must crash through everything it met.
She heard it whine near her head and crash through the glass panes of the door.
He tried to proceed down this with care, but slipped and rolled with a crash through the brush to the bottom.
Next moment Jerry beheld a large animal bound with a crash through the brake straight at him.
I tried to pull up because they were too thick to crash through; but the fish willed it otherwise.
You go with me in my automobile, which this war has trained to climb mountains, jump rivers, and crash through forests.
And just then I saw a figure in the middle of the road and heard a crash through the carriage window.
c.1400, crasschen "break in pieces;" with no identifiable ancestors or relatives it probably is imitative. Computing sense is 1973, which makes it one of the earliest computer jargon words. Meaning "break into a party, etc." is 1922. Slang meaning "to sleep" dates from 1943; especially from 1965. Related: Crashed; crashing.
1570s, from crash (v.); sense of "financial collapse" is from 1817, "collision" is from 1910; references to falling of airplanes are from World War I.