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Crack

as a crack man, a first-rate fellow; a crack hand at cards, a first-rate player; a crack article, an excellent one, i.e. an article cracked up or boasted about. This is the Latin crepo, to …

Cracked

Made a bankrupt. A play on “rupt,” which is from the Latin rumpo, to break. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Cracked PipkinsCrack Up a Person A B …

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The Crack of the Whip

The Question: Why does a whip make a "crack" noise? The Answer: The "crack" occurs when the wave of motion traveling down a whip surpasses the s…

Crack a Crib

(To). To break into a house as a thief. (See Crib.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Crack Up a PersonCrack a Bottle A B C D E F G H I J K L M N …

Cracked Pipkins

Cracked pipkins are discovered by their sound. Ignorance is betrayed by speech. They bid you talk—my honest song Bids you for ever hold your tongue; Silence with some is wisdom most p…