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  • Past tense and past participle of to crook.
  • not straight; having one or more bends or angles
         We walked up the crooked path to the top of the hill.
  • set at an angle; not vertical or square
         That picture is crooked - could you straighten it up for me?
  • (figurative) dishonest or illegal
         He was trying to interest me in another one of his crooked deals.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Crook"ed (kr??k"?d), a. 1. Characterized by a crook or curve; not straight; turning; bent; twisted; deformed. "Crooked paths." Locke.

he is deformed, crooked, old, and sere.
Shak.

2. Not straightforward; deviating from rectitude; distorted from the right.

They are a perverse and crooked generation.
Deut. xxxii. 5.

3. False; dishonest; fraudulent; as, crooked dealings.

Crooked whisky, whisky on which the payment of duty has been fraudulently evaded. [Slang, U.S.] Barlett.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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