Definition of crate:
crateful, dip, clunker, cage, cow town, entomb, mold, bury, brand, cram, cattle prod, package, catch-all, bed, jalopy, begging bowl, envelope, cuspidor, cylinder, corral, brazier, center, crook, junker, embed, dairy.
- case (part of speech: noun)
container (part of speech: noun)
- "At Whispering Pine Lodge", Lawrence J. Leslie.
At the end of half- an- hour Flurry had sorted out six of them; these were then coupled, and by dint of the exertions of all present, were bestowed in a cart with sides like a crate, in which pigs went to the fair.- "Further Experiences of an Irish R.M.", E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross.
We completed our journey to the Jugoslav capital in a fourth- class compartment into which were already squeezed two Serbian soldiers, eight peasants, a crate of live poultry and a dog, to say nothing of a multitude of small and undesired occupants whose presence caused considerable annoyance to every one, including the dog.- "The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the Ã?gean", Edward Alexander Powell.