- the hooked staff of a shepherd；a bishop's crozier.
- bend (something, especially a finger as a signal)
- bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactory；(of a person or a part of the body) unwell or injured
noun: crook, plural noun: crooks
- 1. the hooked staff of a shepherd seizing his crook from behind the door, he set off to call his dogs
- ▪ a bishop's crozier.
- ▪ a bend in something, especially at the elbow in a person's arm her head was cradled in the crook of Luke's left arm 同義詞
- ▪ a piece of extra tubing which can be fitted to a brass instrument to lower the pitch by a set interval.
- 2. informal a person who is dishonest or a criminal the man's a crook, he's not to be trusted 同義詞 反義詞
- 1. bend (something, especially a finger as a signal) he crooked a finger for the waitress
- 1. Australian, New Zealand informal bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactory it was pretty crook on the land in the early 1970s
- ▪ Australian, New Zealand informal (of a person or a part of the body) unwell or injured a crook knee
- ▪ Australian, New Zealand informal dishonest; illegal some pretty crook things went on there
...中古世紀西方的諺語, "God draws straight lines with crooked sticks.", 這裡的crooked sticks象徵非完美的世人...
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