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crut

[kruht] /krʌt/
noun, Slang.
1.
crud (def 1).
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; perhaps back formation from cruddy, with t assumed to be the underlying consonant
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crud

modifier

: It's in your ballpark, since you love the crud detail

noun
  1. Any venereal disease (1920s+ Army)
  2. also the crud) Any disease, esp one featuring a rash or obvious skin eruption; any unnamed disease: I probably picked up the crud that's going around (1930s+ College students)
  3. A dirty and slovenly person; dirtball: I used to be a smelly crud (1930s+)
  4. Anything loathsome or markedly inferior: His new show's a piece of crud (1930s+)
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creeping crud

[fr Middle English, ''coagulated milk or other substance, curd,'' of unknown origin]


crut

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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