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Crane

means long-shanks. (Welsh, gar, “the shanks,” whence our gaiter and garter.) Garan is the long-shanked bird, contracted into gʹran, crane; heron is another form of the same word.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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