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Crocky

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Crocky Smutty.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crocky Smutty; sooty.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Crock soot

Usage

In literature:

But I'm crocky already; My feet, 'ow they slither and slip!
"Rhymes of a Red Cross Man" by Robert W. Service
Charcoal portraits came next, and the entire family hung in a row, looking as wild and crocky as if just evoked from a coalbin.
"Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
I should not wonder, if after all, they have broken the bank at Crocky's.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
Tak a seat on Maggie Shaw's Crocky.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
My only perceptible qualification for the post offered is my crocky condition.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
I am resolved to marry Jane Somers, and cut both Stulz and Crocky.
"Tales from Blackwood, Volume 7" by Various
He ran horses at Ascot, and got "squeezed;" he played at "Crocky's," and fared no better; but he was the favorite of the corps.
"Confessions Of Con Cregan An Irish Gil Blas" by Charles James Lever
Charcoal portraits came next; and the entire family hung in a row, looking as wild and crocky as if just evoked from a coal-bin.
"Little Women" by Louisa M. Alcott
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