Cran"ny, a. [Perh. for cranky. See Crank, a. ] Quick; giddy; thoughtless. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

Cran"ny (krăn"n?), n.; pl. Crannies (- nĭz). [F. cran notch, prob. from L. crena (a doubful word).] 1. A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance.

In a firm building, the cavities ought not to be filled with rubbish, but with brick or stone fitted to the crannies.

He peeped into every cranny.

2. (Glass Making) A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc.

Cran"ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Crannied (-n?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Crannying.] 1. To crack into, or become full of, crannies. [R.]

The ground did cranny everywhere.

2. To haunt, or enter by, crannies.

All tenantless, save to the crannying wind.