(krk"r), n. 1. One who, or that which, cracks.
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2. A noisy boaster; a swaggering fellow. [Obs.]
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What cracker is this same that deafs our ears?
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3. A small firework, consisting of a little powder inclosed in a thick paper cylinder with a fuse, and exploding with a sharp noise; -- usually called firecracker.
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4. A thin, dry biscuit, often hard or crisp; as, a Boston cracker; a Graham cracker; a soda cracker; an oyster cracker.
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5. A nickname to designate a poor white in some parts of the Southern United States. Bartlett.
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6. (Zol.) The pintail duck.
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7. pl. (Mach.) A pair of fluted rolls for grinding caoutchouc. Knight.
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