Crocking
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]

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