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Cracker

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So called from the noise it makes when it goes off.

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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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Crab (A)
Crab-cart
Crack
Crack-brained
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Crack a Crib (To)
Crack Up a Person (To)
Cracked
Cracked Pipkins
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Cracknells (from the French craquelin)
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Craft (A)
Craft (A)
Craft
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Crakys of War
Cram
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