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Definition: fighting crab
, n. [AS. fi[eth]elere.]
1. One who plays on a fiddle or violin.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing crab of the genus Gelasimus
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
, calling crab
, soldier crab
3. (Zo["o]l.) The common European sandpiper (Tringoides hypoleucus
); -- so called because it continually
oscillates its body.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Fiddler
, n., 2.