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 Cruel (now Crewel) Garters.Crump. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Crummy.
 
That’s crummy, that’s jolly good. She’s a crummy woman, a fine handsome woman. Crummy means fat or fleshy. The crummy part of bread is the fleshy or main part. The opposite of “crusty” = ill-tempered.   1
 


 Cruel (now Crewel) Garters.Crump. 

 
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