|1.||a fairly large container, usually made of wooden slats or wickerwork, used for packing, storing, or transporting goods|
|2.||slang an old car, aeroplane, etc|
|3.||(tr) to pack or place in a crate|
|[C16: from Latin crātis wickerwork, hurdle]|
ancient Greek actor and author of comedies. He is considered one of the lesser poets of Attic Old Comedy; his contemporaries were Cratinus and Aristophanes.
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