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Synonyms for crock

a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

an earthen jar (made of baked clay)

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release color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric

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soil with or as with crock

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Take, for example, the term crocking. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (online) defines crock as an intransitive verb: "to transfer color (as when rubbed or washed)." To take the same approach to the definition of migration brings the result that migrate is also an intransitive verb and can be taken to mean "to change position within an organism or substance," or "to move from one place to another ...
Clearly migration could be a synonym for crocking-- but could crocking really be a synonym for migration?
Fortunately for us, crocking may be the best or most consistently defined phenomenon in question.
NEWCASTLE boss Glenn Roeder revealed Scott Parker was distraught after crocking Jimmy Bullard and watching his team blow the points.
THE man who nearly ended John Kennedy's career is back in full training - almost a year after crocking the Celtic starlet.