- crockett, davy,
- crocodile bird
Origin of crocket
Examples from the Web for crocket
"It's them counter-skippers as turns up their little noses at the victuals as is set before them," said Mrs. Crocket.
Crocket—an ornament usually resembling a leaf half opened, and projecting from the upper edge of a canopy or pyramidal covering.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys|Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
And he had also heard something of the ladies at Nuncombe Putney during his short sojourn at the house of Mrs. Crocket.
Mrs. Crocket's boy, though he was only about three feet high, was a miracle of skill and discretion.
There have been times when we should have gone to bed very hungry if it had not been for Mrs. Crocket.
Word Origin for crocket
c.1300, "curl of hair," from Anglo-French crocket, from northern French form of French crochet (see crochet). Meaning "ornamental device on a Gothic pediment" is from late 14c.