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Crack, subst. 1) disruption, fissure, breach; in a moral sense: “my love to thee is sound, sans c. or flaw,” LLL V, 2, 415. “I cannot believe this c. to be in my dread mistress,” Wint. I, 2, 322. “this c. of your love shall grow stronger than it was before,” Oth. II, 3, 330.
2) a burst of sound: “the fire and --s of sulphurous roaring,” Tp. I, 2, 203. “thunder's c.” Tit. II, 1, 3. Mcb. I, 2, 37. IV, 1, 117 “(to the c. of doom).” Ant. V, 1, 15.
3) change of voice in puberty: “our voices have got the mannish c.” Cymb. IV, 2, 236.
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