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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small silver coin, of about the value of a penny, formerly current in Scotland and in the northern parts of England.
  • To crackle or crunch.


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  • A small silver Scotch coin, worth about a penny with two XX on it. --Grose's A Provincial Glossary

    May 8, 2011