Origin of cracker-barrel
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The widow emptied a cracker-barrel and put the ore at the bottom, and then tumbled the crackers in on top of the ore.
“Well, I reckon,” answered Billy, reaching into a cracker-barrel and abstracting some odds and ends of hardtack.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
One day John, the cook, seized the cracker-barrel, intending to put it into a different corner.