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Crab (A)

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An ill-tempered fellow; sour as a crab-apple.

To catch a crab, in rowing. (See Catch a Crab.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Coward (anciently written culvard)
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Cowper Law
Coxcomb
Coxeyites
Coxswain
Coyne and Livery
Coystril
Cozen
Crab (A)
Crab-cart
Crack
Crack-brained
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Crack a Crib (To)
Crack Up a Person (To)
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Cracker
Cracknells (from the French craquelin)

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