Definitions starting with C

ID #4251

crook

(Inagua); crock (Exuma) [cf. Trin. crook wooden saddle (Winer); Brit. dial. West crook a support or frame of wood, bent in a particular way, formerly slung in pairs panier-wise across the saddle of a pack-horse for carrying loads OED] n. a pair of woven STRAW1 saddlebags carried on either side of a horse or donkey, each being attached at the top to the ends of crossed timbers forming part of a wooden saddle for such loads. cf. CHIRONE

Tags: noun, straw work

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Last update: 2012-01-17 00:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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