Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/25/20 Krewe

Krewe (noun)
krewe [ kroo ]


noun
1. (especially in New Orleans) a private social club that sponsors balls, parades, etc., as part of the Mardi Gras festivities.

Origin: archaizing or fanciful spelling of crew; generalized from the Mistick Krewe of Comus, the first such club, founded in New Orleans in 1857

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR KREWE
But it took another 20 years for his son, Owen “Pip” Brennan, Jr. to make the Krewe synonymous with Mardi Gras.
KINGS OF MARDI GRAS|THE DAILY BEAST|FEBRUARY 16, 2010|DAILY BEAST

Now, the Krewe of Proteus was composed entirely of men, and it was their policy to have nobody but men in their parade.
FRANK MERRIWELL DOWN SOUTH|BURT L. STANDISH

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