Crane

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United States writer (1871-1900)

United States poet (1899-1932)

a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix

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lifts and moves heavy objects

large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world

stretch (the neck) so as to see better

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He craned his head over the side, concerned, perplexed.
Maimie craned forward eagerly to see how her friend fared, though she had really no hope; no one seemed to have the least hope except Brownie herself, who, however, was absolutely confident.
The students stood up on their stools and craned their heads forward to get a better view of me, and two little girls jumped upon the sill of an open window where they could see more plainly.
You see now," remarked Billings as we craned our necks to scan the summit thousands of feet above us, "how futile it would have been to waste our time in working out details of a plan to surmount those.
Summerlee craned his neck to look round the horizon.
The seconds followed, and they made quite a group, Joe and Ponta facing each other, the referee in the middle, the seconds leaning with hands on one another's shoulders, their heads craned forward.
Shaking with excitement, he craned his body across the wall and read:
Sir Nigel and Sir Oliver craned their necks to have the clearer view of these famous warriors, the one a chosen leader of free companies, the other a man who by his fierce valor and energy had raised himself from the lowest ranks until he was second only to Chandos himself in the esteem of the army.