\ ˈkräk How to pronounce croc (audio) \

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His other half went in the opposite direction, opting for the slinky mix of a croc stamped leather halter from Tom Ford and Vex’s snakeskin print latex leggings. Vogue, "Kanye and Kim Kardashian West Make the Case for Contrasting Couples Style," 11 July 2019 Her croc-effect mini bag, in a purple shade that matched her outfit, is believed to be from Mango. Natasha Reda, Glamour, "Priyanka Chopra Wore a Designer Dress With a $30 Bag," 29 June 2019 Instead, the scientists must penetrate a croc’s leathery hide using a needle attached to a 12-foot long aluminum rod, which is known as a biopsy pole. Matthew Abbott, New York Times, "The Revered Crocodiles of This Island Nation Have Suddenly Started Killing People," 6 June 2019 Based on the distance between the croc’s eyes, Professor Banks estimated its total length: 12 feet, a big one. Matthew Abbott, New York Times, "The Revered Crocodiles of This Island Nation Have Suddenly Started Killing People," 6 June 2019 The robust male croc joins the ranks of 190 other crocodiles that have already been captured and moved from populated areas in the Northern Territory this year. Kelli Bender,, "Just Another Day in Australia: Rangers Wrangle 1,300-lb. Crocodile to Keep It from Entering Town," 10 July 2018 Letting a dog taunt the croc puts the dog in avoidable danger. Benjamin Brown, Fox News, "Crocodile eats small dog that spent years chasing it back into river," 7 June 2018 Normally Pippa would race down, go for the tail and the croc would just go into the river. Scott Berson, miamiherald, "Pippa the dog was famous for chasing a crocodile. That didn't work out this time," 7 June 2018

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of croc was in 1884

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