crawfish

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crawfish ‎(countable and uncountable, plural crawfishes or crawfish)

  1. (Southern US, Midwestern US and Western US) Alternative form of crayfish

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crawfish ‎(third-person singular simple present crawfishes, present participle crawfishing, simple past and past participle crawfished)

  1. (colloquial, Southern US) To backpedal, desert or withdraw (also used with out).
    • 1968, Charles Portis, True Grit:
      I have never been one to flinch or crawfish when faced with an unpleasant task.

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  1. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqiTWYUPbUc&cc=1&t=0m17s
  2. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB7IfqZTIpo&cc=1&t=0m26s
  3. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnKOVPXhlnE&feature=related&t=0m33s