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Crash


CRASH, verb transitive To break; to bruise.

CRASH, verb intransitive To make the loud, clattering, multifarious sound of many things falling and breaking at once.

When convulsions cleave the labring earth, before the dismal yawn appears, the ground trembles and heaves, the nodding houses crash

CRASH, noun The loud mingled sound of many things falling and breaking at once; as the sound of a large tree falling and its branches breaking, or the sound of a falling house.