Crazy

Cra"zy

(kr"z), a. [From Craze.] 1. Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken; falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.
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Piles of mean andcrazy houses.
Macaulay.
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One of great riches, but a crazy constitution.
Addison.
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They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the island.
Jeffrey.
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2. Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered; demented; deranged.
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Over moist and crazy brains.
Hudibras.
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3. Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager. [Colloq.]
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The girls were crazy to be introduced to him.
R. B. Kimball.
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Crazy bone, the bony projection at the end of the elbow (olecranon), behind which passes the ulnar nerve; -- so called on account of the curiously painful tingling felt, when, in a particular position, it receives a blow; -- called also funny bone. -- Crazy quilt, a bedquilt made of pieces of silk or other material of various sizes, shapes, and colors, fancifully stitched together without definite plan or arrangement.
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