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crow-keeper a person (a boy generally) employed to scare the crows from the corn-fields, etc., and armed with a bow and arrows, ROMEO AND JULIET, i. 4. 6; KING LEAR, iv. 6. 88. See Forby's Vocab. of East Anglia.

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