about shrewdRaven

Personal datacache of Colby Gutierrez-Kraybill and Hilda Gutierrez-Kraybill. Colby is employed by the MIT Media Lab. Hilda specializes in being Awesome.

  • kray⋅bill [krey-bil]
    • from the Swiss family Krähenbühl, derived from the German words "Krähen", meaning "crow" and "bühl" meaning "hill".
  • gu⋅tiérrez [gu-teeṝez]
    • patronymic name meaning "son of Gutierre" (son of Walter). Walter or Walther from Old High German Walthari, composed of the words "wald", meaning "rule" and "hari", meaning "army, warrior".
  • shrewd [shrood]
    –adjective, -er, -est.
    • astute or sharp in practical matters: a shrewd politician.
    • keen; piercing.
    • artful.
  • ra⋅ven [rey-vuhn]
    • any of several large, corvine birds having lustrous, black plumage and a loud, harsh call, esp. Corvus corax, of the New and Old Worlds.
    • the divine culture hero and trickster of the North Pacific Coast Indians.
    • (initial capital letter) Astronomy. the constellation Corvus.