Crock
Crock Crock (kr[o^]k), n. [AS. croc, croca, crog, croh; akin to D. kruik, G. krug, Icel. krukka, Dan. krukke, Sw. kruka; but cf. W. crwc bucket, pail, crochan pot, cregen earthen vessel, jar. Cf. {Cruet}.] Any piece of crockery, especially of coarse earthenware; an earthen pot or pitcher. [1913 Webster]

Like foolish flies about an honey crock. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • crock — crock·ery; crock·et; crock·et·ed; crock·et·ing; crock; crock·et·ted; crock·et·ting; …   English syllables

  • Crock — Crock, v. t. To lay up in a crock; as, to crock butter. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crock — may refer to: Crock (comic strip), a pictorial series Crock (dishware), a stoneware pot Crock (slang), a botched scheme A character in the television show The Wuzzles See also Croc (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Crock — Crock, n. A low stool. I . . . seated her upon a little crock. Tatler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crock — crock, n. nonsense; balderdash; humbug; usually used in the phrase a crock. [slang] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crock — Crock, v. i. To give off crock or smut. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crock — (kr[o^]k), n. [Cf. W. croeg cover, Scot. crochit covered.] The loose black particles collected from combustion, as on pots and kettles, or in a chimney; soot; smut; also, coloring matter which rubs off from cloth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crock — Crock, n. 1. a person who is worn out with age or illness. [PJC] 2. an old person who complains frequently about illness, especially imaginary ailments. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crock — Crock, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crocked} (kr[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crocking}.] To soil by contact, as with soot, or with the coloring matter of badly dyed cloth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crock — [krɔk US kra:k] n [: Old English; Origin: crocc] 1.) old use a clay pot 2.) crocks BrE informal old fashioned cups, dishes, plates etc 3.) a crock (of shit) AmE spoken something that is unbelievable, unfair, untrue etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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