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cracker

of little worth; term used to describe old sheep in poor condition and with no teeth.
References in classic literature ?
They had the most delicious dainties for the taking--strange breads and crackers, cheeses, sausages, sardines--wonderful foods that I never saw on our meagre home-table.
They pelted the little dog with hard-tack, crackers, and even articles of furniture which were hard baked and heavy enough for missiles.
Women caught up their children and hurried into their houses, shutting the cracker doors carefully behind them.
No," said he; "we are bothered with cracker dust sometimes, but never with flour.
But Billina, who had flown to the top of a cracker house to be in a safe place, called out:
He was roused from his almost lyric ecstacy, by a big double Saint-Jean cracker, which suddenly went off from the happy cabin.
This cracker made Gringoire's skin bristle up all over.
answered the Crackers, who were enjoying themselves immensely.
A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes," answered the Roman Candle in a low whisper; and the Cracker nearly exploded with laughter.
I am laughing because I am happy," replied the Cracker.
In the other end, cracker boxes were made to serve as furniture.
FAMILIES across the country will be tucking into boxes of Jacob's crackers this Christmas - and they're all made by Scousers at a factory in Aintree.