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- v. To crumple.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To rumple; crinkle or wrinkle.
- To cry like a crane.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Or examples of authors who use typewriters and not computers because they like that crunkle of paper?
He was in a crunkle o 'green brae, a wee below the chaipel, a' by his lee lane, and lowped and flang and danced like a daft quean at a waddin '.
Susan Kelz Sperling cites three such words: blore (like a sheep), crunkle (like a crane), and winx (like a donkey).
o ''t, and crunkle 't up in 's han', luikin his greediest.
"She threw me a paper across the table that I kenned for Maxwell's by the crunkle o 'the sheets.