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cracksman

[kraks-muh n] /ˈkræks mən/
noun, plural cracksmen. Slang.
1.
burglar; housebreaker.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; crack + -s3 + man1
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cracksman

/ˈkræksmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(slang) a burglar, esp a safe-breaker
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