Definition of 'crawfish'
tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly
small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster
large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters
make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
pull in one's horns
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