Croker Cro"ker (kr[=o]"k[~e]r), n. [Gr. kro`kos saffron.] A cultivator of saffron; a dealer in saffron. [Obs.] --Holinshed. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Croker — ist der Name folgender Personen: John Wilson Croker (1780–1857), englischer Parlamentsredner, Dichter und Journalist Norma Croker (* 1934), australische Leichtathletin und Olympiasiegerin Richard Croker (1843 1922), US amerikanischer Politiker… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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