来自crow和bar的组合词，因形似乌鸦脚趾而得名。或可能是来自crook bar, 故意拼写成crowbar.
- crowbar (n.)
- 1748, with bar (n.1), earlier simply crow (c. 1400); so called from its "beak" or from resemblance to a crow's foot; or possibly it is from crows, from Old French cros, plural of croc "hook."
- 1. Neighbours eventually levered open the door with a crowbar.
- 2. I got him on the back of the head with a crowbar.
- 3. One particular prisoner recalls having hidden a crowbar In the area concerned.
- 4. I pried it loose a crowbar and hoisted it into the wheelbarrow.
- 5. To threaten Kimberly, Dan smashes Janet's arm with a crowbar.
- 为了威胁金伯利, 丹用一根撬棍打碎了珍妮特的手臂.
[ crowbar 造句 ]