- sick or feeble.
Origin of cronk
1875–80; < Yiddish or German krank, Middle High German kranc weak
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Examples from the Web for cronk
Horace set his teeth firmly as he closed the door, upon Cronk.
Cronk glared about until his gaze rested upon the two girls.
"I thought we'd make them plans for Tarrytown," Cronk said presently.
Cronk did not reply, but centered his gaze full upon Everett.
"I dunno jest what day it were," responded Cronk, spearing again.
- Australian unfit; unsound
C19: compare crank ²
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