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 Crank.Cra’paud or Johnny Crapaud. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cran’nock.
 
An Irish measure which, in the days of Edward II., contained either eight or sixteen pecks.   1
        “Crannocus continebit xvj pecks. Crannoco countinente octo pecks.”—Exchequer of Ireland (Rec.).
 


 Crank.Cra’paud or Johnny Crapaud. 

 
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