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croc

[krok]
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noun Informal.
  1. crocodile.

Origin of croc

First recorded in 1880–85; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for croc

Historical Examples

  • Croc,” she whispered; and her word was followed by a light, wallowing splash.

    Trapped by Malays

    George Manville Fenn

  • Well, to go and stand under that tree with a croc stalking you.

    The Rajah of Dah

    George Manville Fenn

  • He had followed at a distance, and they had turned off by the track leading to Croc.

  • We stilled the tumult, sat down quietly to wait, and at the end of ten minutes had the satisfaction of abating that croc.

    The Land of Footprints

    Stewart Edward White

  • There is also a larger kind, called harquebuss a croc, used in war for the defence of places.


British Dictionary definitions for croc

croc

noun
  1. short for crocodile (def. 1), crocodile (def. 2), crocodile (def. 3)
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