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cracked

[krakt]
(materials)
Applied to those oils produced by the cracking process rather than straight distillation.
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At this a score of idlers reached him their staves--being ready enough to see another man have his head cracked, even if they wished to save their own--and he took the stoutest and heaviest of all.
Tis he that hath but now so soundly cracked the crown of Eric of Lincoln," was the reply.
but no lad cared to gain a cracked crown for nothing.
Then Eric stepped back to gather his wits, while a great shout went up and all were glad that Nottingham had cracked Lincoln's crown; and thus ended the first bout of the game.
said some, and others answered, "It is he that hath but now so soundly cracked the crown of Eric o' Lincoln.
Then King Frost sprang to and fro in front of her, questioning her, and getting only rude, rough words in reply, till at last he got very angry, and cracked his fingers, and gnashed his teeth, and froze her to death.
Oh, my head isn't cracked in the least," declared Jack, more cheerfully.
One after another of us joined in the orgy of rage, until even old Marrow-Bone was mumbling and spluttering with his cracked voice and withered lips.
When the oat-spry horse had hedged a little his first spurt of speed Jerry broke the lid of his cab and called down through the aperture in the voice of a cracked megaphone, trying to please:
And with these cracked words he finally departed, leaving me, for the moment, in no small wonderment at his frantic impudence.
A fatigue growth behaviour of centrally cracked aluminium plate was investigated.
If the wind is strong enough, even healthy trees can be uprooted or broken, but it might not take a storm or high winds to cause a cracked or rotted tree to fail under its own weight.