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croc

[krok] /krɒk/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin of croc
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; by shortening
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  • 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.

    In the Irish Brigade G. A. Henty
  • 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.

    The Eve of All-Hallows, Vol. 3 (of 3) Matthew Weld Hartstonge
  • This over, he slowly raises his long neck and head and replies, "croc, croc."

    The Wild Turkey and Its Hunting Edward A. McIlhenny
  • No wonder that she called for a knife to end her days, and told du croc that she never could be happy again.

  • Lethington told du croc that, when Mary called to him, and he went to her, she complained of being parted from Bothwell.

British Dictionary definitions for croc

croc

/krɒk/
noun
1.
short for crocodile (sense 1), crocodile (sense 2), crocodile (sense 3)
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