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English Dictionary: crony by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
    Synonym(s): buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, sidekick
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Crony \Cro"ny\ (kr?"n?), n.; pl. {Cronies} (-n[?]z). [Orig., an
      old woman. See {Crone}.]
      1. A crone. [Obs.] [bd]Marry not an old crony.[b8] --Burton.
      2. An intimate companion; a familiar frend. [Colloq.]
                     He soon found his former cronies, though all rather
                     the worse for the wear and tear of time. --W.
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