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Crambo

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Repetition. So called from a game which consists in some one setting a line which another is to rhyme to, but no one word of the first line must occur in the second.

Dumb crambo. Pantomime of a word in rhyme to a given word. Thus if “cat” is the given word, the pantomimists would act Bat, Fat, Hat, Mat, Pat, Rat, Sat, etc., till the word acted is guessed.

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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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Cracker
Cracknells (from the French craquelin)
Cradle-land
Craft (A)
Craft (A)
Craft
Craigmillar Castle
Crakys of War
Cram
Crambe bis Cocta [“cabbage boiled twice”]
Crambo
Crampart (King)
Cramp-ring
Crane
Crank
Crannock
Crapaud or Johnny Crapaud
Crape … . Lawn
Cravat
Craven
Crawley

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