from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as crank, 1.
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An 'what motter wid its eyes, sot crank-sided right' ginst its nose, kickin 'up der heels, pintin' ebry way for
He tell Mr. Dog dat de shoe fit mighty nice, but wid des one un um on, hit make 'im trot crank-sided.
Then Brer Rabbit yelled out that if that Tar-Baby didn’t turn him loose, he was going to butt her crank-sided.