• (British) IPA: /ˈkɹɛvɪs/

crevice (plural crevices)

  1. A narrow crack or fissure, as in a rock or wall.
    • ?, Alfred Tennyson, Mariana
      The mouse, / Behind the mouldering wainscot, shrieked, / Or from the crevice peer'd about.
    • I can't tell you how urbane and sprightly the old poll parrot was; and […] not a pocket, not a crevice, of pomp, humbug, respectability in him: he was fresh as a daisy.
Translations Verb

crevice (crevices, present participle crevicing; past and past participle creviced)

  1. To crack; to flaw.

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