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cracker-barrel

cracker–barrel

adjective crack·er–bar·rel \-ˌba-rəl\

Definition of CRACKER-BARREL

:  suggestive of the friendly homespun character of a country store <a cracker–barrel philosopher>

Origin of CRACKER-BARREL

from the cracker barrel in country stores around which customers lounged for informal conversation
First Known Use: 1916

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