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kro kuh dahyl

  • n  large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters

  • The Belgian authorities feel certain that the society of crocodile men was founded as an outgrowth of tribal rivalry.
  • No one who wished to dissuade a crocodile from eating his tenth explorer would slap it on the back and say, 'Be a crocodile.
  • Crocodile frittata, maybe, with some peppery wild spinach.
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  • David Lloyd George in The Age
    I had to get off the horse and fall on the long eight foot high 2.5 metre) swamp grass to clear a path, when I fell straight into a crocodile nest,Mr George told The Courier-Mail newspaper. "There were some monstrous tracks and the big...
  • Winston Churchill in Family Security Matters
    When he was describing Nazism, Churchill said: "An appeaser is one who feeds the crocodile hoping it will eat him last."
  • David Obey in Forbes
    The president is crying crocodile tears about the fact that the Congress has not yet passed his take-it-or-leave-it spending request for the Iraq war,said House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey, D-Wis. "The president needs to...

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