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Old crock

noun phrase

An old person, esp a man, who is broken down and physically debilitated: That old crock still plays tennis?

[1880+; crock is found in several Germanic languages as ”a broken-down horse”; noted in 1969 as medical slang for a neurotic complainer]


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