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English → English (gcide) Definition: soldier crab Hermit \Her"mit\, n. [OE. ermite, eremite, heremit, heremite, F. hermite, ermite, L. eremita, Gr. ?, fr. ? lonely, solitary. Cf. Eremite.] 1. A person who retires from society and lives in solitude; a recluse; an anchoret; especially, one who so lives from religious motives. [1913 Webster] He had been Duke of Savoy, and after a very glorious reign, took on him the habit of a hermit, and retired into this solitary spot. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A beadsman; one bound to pray for another. [Obs.] “We rest your hermits.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Cookery) A spiced molasses cookie, often containing chopped raisins and nuts. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Hermit crab (Zo["o]l.), a marine decapod crustacean of the family Pagurid[ae]. The species are numerous, and belong to many genera. Called also soldier crab. The hermit crabs usually occupy the dead shells of various univalve mollusks. See Illust. of Commensal. Hermit thrush (Zo["o]l.), an American thrush (Turdus Pallasii ), with retiring habits, but having a sweet song. Hermit warbler (Zo["o]l.), a California wood warbler (Dendroica occidentalis), having the head yellow, the throat black, and the back gray, with black streaks. [1913 Webster] Fiddler \Fid"dler\, n. [AS. fi[eth]elere.] 1. One who plays on a fiddle or violin. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing crab of the genus Gelasimus, of many species. The male has one claw very much enlarged, and often holds it in a position similar to that in which a musician holds a fiddle, hence the name; -- called also fiddler crab, calling crab, soldier crab, and fighting crab. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) The common European sandpiper (Tringoides hypoleucus ); -- so called because it continually oscillates its body. [1913 Webster] Fiddler crab. (Zo["o]l.) See Fiddler, n., 2. [1913 Webster]


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