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Kellogg and crumpet were men in middle life, strong limbed, sinewy and vigilant.
Breaking his crumpet is for him as bad as breaking one of his limbs.
crumpet was able to catch the meaning of that remark, and it goaded him almost to the striking point.
He's made Polly sit up, and Gray's been nearly off his crumpet.
Mrs. crumpet agreed to wait, while Miss Bixby went for the books.
What's the meaning of bric-à-brac, that mamma was talking about to Colonel crumpet?
“And a crumpet,” added Mrs Larrabel, who sympathised with the spirit of hospitality.
Nina stood up, waving a crumpet which she had just rescued from Winthrop.
Suddenly there was a cry: "Help, please—oh—help to get crumpet."
1690s, perhaps from crompid cake "wafer," literally "curled-up cake" (1382; Wyclif's rendering of Hebrew raqiq in Ex. 29:23), from crompid, past participle of crumpen "curl up." Alternative etymology is from Celtic (cf. Breton krampoez "thin, flat cake"). Slang meaning "woman regarded as a sex object" is first recorded 1936.