croker sack

[kroh-ker]

noun Southern U.S. (chiefly Gulf States ).

a crocus sack.

Nearby words

  1. croggy,
  2. crohn's disease,
  3. croisette,
  4. croissant,
  5. croix de guerre,
  6. crokinole,
  7. crombec,
  8. crome,
  9. cromer,
  10. cromlech

Origin of croker sack

1875–80; croker, alteration of crocus

Also called croker bag.

Regional variation note


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