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  • You know he is a perfect crank on having boys and girls learn history. Cited from The Camp Fire Girls at School, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • Kristina now has a very large amount of Crank on her hands, so she is getting high even more often.
  • The box has a crank on the left side.
  • My uncle, who kindly left me his fortune, was a crank on fast horses, and he owned a number of them. Cited from Frank Merriwell's Races, by Burt L. Standish
  • I placed the crank on the wheel and gave it a vigorous turn. Cited from The River and I, by John G. Neihardt
  • "He's a crank on the subject -- never goes out in the rain unless he has them on." Cited from The Winning Clue, by James Hay, Jr.
  • The bitterness that grew out of it had the effect of bringing a crank on the scene of action. Cited from The Facts of Reconstruction, by John R. Lynch
  • She's almost as much a crank on athletics as you are; you ought to see her on the links, once! Cited from The Range Dwellers, by B. M. Bower
  • The crank on the phone would then be turned, and an electrical current would shoot into the prisoner's body.
  • I used to hear sounds as if some one were turning that rusty crank on the sly. Cited from Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1
  • I'm a crank on ancient houses and furniture. Cited from Strawberry Acres, by Grace S. Richmond
  • The battery is low and there isn't any crank on my bus and my only hope is that she'll lay down on them. Cited from Pee-Wee Harris on the Trail, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • "The window is closed in the room where he usually sleeps, and I know he is a crank on fresh air." Cited from Bob Cook and the German Spy,Tomlinson, Paul Greene
  • This Lord was a crank on guns, and he took charge of the Zigler. Cited from Traffics and Discoveries, by Rudyard Kipling
  • His pap used to have a house here and he was the worst ole crank on the shore. Cited from Blacksheep! Blacksheep!, by Meredith Nicholson
  • If there are sprocket gears and cranks on either side, four boys may propel the car at one time. Cited from The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1, by Popular Mechanics
  • Each unit had a crank on its side of the dashboard, which was turned by hand when the headlamps were needed.
  • All the same we give 'em an extra twist of the discipline crank on general principles just to see what they are made of. Cited from Wild Wings, A Romance of Youth, by Margaret Rebecca Piper
  • The men were turning cranks on the sides of the boxes. Cited from Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's, by Laura Lee Hope
  • When the crank on the right is turned, the shaft moves horizontally through the hole.
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