from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A crocodile.
  • noun Leather made from crocodile skin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In old armament: The hooked rest from which the harquebuse or musket was fired.
  • noun A mace of simple form.
  • noun A cutting weapon with a hook-shaped blade, or with a hook attached to the blade, as in some forms of halberd or partizan which had a sharp hook at the back.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun informal a contraction for crocodile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun informal A crocodile.


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