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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crack  \Crack\  (kr[a^]k),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cracked} 
  (kr[a^]kt);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Cracking}.]  [OE.  cracken, 
  craken,  to  crack,  break,  boast,  AS  cracian  cearcian  to 
  crack;  akin  to  D.  kraken,  G.  krachen  cf  Skr.  garj  to 
  rattle,  or  perh.  of  imitative  origin.  Cf  {Crake}, 
  {Cracknel},  {Creak}.] 
  1.  To  break  or  burst,  with  or  without  entire  separation  of 
  the  parts  as  to  crack  glass;  to  crack  nuts. 
 
  2.  To  rend  with  grief  or  pain;  to  affect  deeply  with  sorrow; 
  hence  to  disorder;  to  distract;  to  craze. 
 
  O,  madam,  my  old  heart  is  cracked.  --Shak. 
 
  He  thought  none  poets  till  their  brains  were 
  cracked.  --Roscommon. 
 
  3.  To  cause  to  sound  suddenly  and  sharply;  to  snap;  as  to 
  crack  a  whip. 
 
  4.  To  utter  smartly  and  sententiously;  as  to  crack  a  joke. 
  --B.  Jonson 
 
  5.  To  cry  up  to  extol;  --  followed  by  up  [Low] 
 
  {To  crack  a  bottle},  to  open  the  bottle  and  drink  its 
  contents. 
 
  {To  crack  a  crib},  to  commit  burglary.  [Slang] 
 
  {To  crack  on},  to  put  on  as  to  crack  on  more  sail,  or  more 
  steam.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cracked  \Cracked\  (kr[a^]kt),  a. 
  1.  Coarsely  ground  or  broken;  as  cracked  wheat. 
 
  2.  Crack-brained.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cracked 
  adj  1:  used  of  skin  roughened  as  a  result  of  cold  or  exposure; 
  "chapped  lips"  [syn:  {chapped},  {roughened}] 
  2:  broken  without  being  divided  into  parts  but  having  fissures 
  appear  on  the  surface;  "a  cracked  mirror" 
  3:  of  paint  or  varnish;  having  the  appearance  of  alligator  hide 
  [syn:  {alligatored}] 
  4:  informal  or  slang  terms  for  mentally  irregular  [syn:  {balmy}, 
  {barmy},  {bats},  {batty},  {bonkers},  {buggy},  {crackers}, 
  {daft},  {dotty},  {fruity},  {haywire},  {kooky},  {kookie}, 
  {loco},  {loony},  {loopy},  {nuts},  {nutty},  {wacky}] 
  5:  of  a  ceramic  surface;  covered  with  a  network  of  fine  cracks 
  [syn:  {crackled},  {crazed}] 




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