Crockett

[ krok-it ]
/ ˈkrɒk ɪt /

noun

DavidDavy, 1786–1836, U.S. frontiersman, politician, and folklore hero.

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Crockett
/ (ˈkrɒkɪt) /

noun

David, known as Davy Crockett. 1786–1836, US frontiersman, politician, and soldier
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