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CROCCA

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
CROCCA, an; m.
A CROCK, pitcher, earthenware pot or pan; vas fictile, testa, olla
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  • Mín mægen ys forseárod, swá swá lǽmen crocca

    exaruit velut testa virtus mea,

      Ps. Th. 21, 13.
  • Crocca

    olla,

      Ps. Lamb. 59, 10: Ælfc. Gr. 7; Som. 6, 53: Wrt. Voc. 82, 56.
  • Wyl wæter on croccan

    boil water in a crock,

      L. M. I. 40; Lchdm. ii. 104, 19.
  • On ǽnne croccan ðone ðe sie gepicod útan

    in a crock that is pitched on the outside,

      1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 26, 23.
  • Ic gedó ðæt ðú hí miht swá eáðe abrecan, swá se croccwyrhta mæg ǽnne croccan

    tamquam vas figuli confringes eos,

      Ps. Th. 2, 9: Herb. 126, 2; Lchdm. i. 238, 6.
Etymology
[Piers P. krokke: Plat. kruke: O. Sax. crúka, f: Frs. kruwch: O. Frs. krocha, m: Dut. kruik, f: Kil. kruycke: Ger. krug, m: M. H. Ger. kruoc, m: O. H. Ger. króg, m: Dan. krukke, m. f: Swed. kruka, f: Icel. krukka, f.]
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v.  chroa crohh cryccen.
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  • CROCCA, n.