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English noun: crock

1. crock (substance) a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink


Synonymscarbon black, lampblack, smut, soot


Broader (hypernym)atomic number 6, C, carbon

2. crock (communication) nonsense; foolish talk


SamplesThat's a crock.


Broader (hypernym)bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

3. crock (artifact) an earthen jar (made of baked clay)


Synonymsearthenware jar


Broader (hypernym)jar


English verb: crock

1. crock (motion) release color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)bleed, run

2. crock (contact) soil with or as with crock


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil









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