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crane in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcranecrane1 /kreɪn/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 crane.jpg TBCa large tall machine used by builders for lifting heavy thingshoist2 HBBa tall water bird with very long legs
Examples from the Corpus
craneLlangollen Railway staff at work re-railing the breakdown crane and repairing the Permanent Way following the derailment at Glyndyfrdwy.The Bidston Dock cranes have been a Birkenhead landmark for many years.Lane blocked: Rush hour traffic in east Middlesbrough was blocked yesterday due to a broken down crane.A heron or crane had been made out of solid bronze by an artist commissioned by the cultural society.A little way off, under the clouds, I could see cranes moving.When the end of the column was over the steel baseplate, the crane operator lowered it slowly into position.