/krohz/, n.
1. the groove at either end of the staves of a barrel, cask, etc., into which the edge of the head fits.
2. a tool used by a cooper for cutting such a groove.
[1605-15; perh. special use of crose, croze (var. of CROSS) in sense "cross groove"]

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