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as the crow flies in the straightest route.
carrion crow a common European crow.
eat crow (informal) to back down, as from a strongly held position, and thereby be humiliated.
Jim Crow (informal, sometimes l.c.) the set of laws and practices in the U.S., particularly in evidence in the South, that enforced or sanctioned segregation of and discrimination against black Americans during the period between the 1870s and the 1960s.
Jim-Crow (informal, sometimes l.c.) enforcing or promoting discrimination against or the segregation of black Americans in the United States, particularly in the South during the period beginning in the 1870s and extending into the 1960s. [2 definitions]