1. (v. t.) To push, to press, to shove.

2. (v. t.) To press or drive together; to mass together.

3. (v. t.) To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.

4. (v. t.) To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.

5. (v. i.) To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.

6. (v. i.) To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room.

7. (n.) A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other.

8. (n.) A number of persons congregated or collected into a close body without order; a throng.

9. (n.) The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob.

10. (n.) An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow.

11. (v. t.) To play on a crowd; to fiddle.

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