They would often take us out for trips in it, placing my cracket
in the rear in order that we could all fit in the Ford.
SerGeanT paTricK coUrTneY, age unknown, Northumberland Fusiliers, Blyth, Northumberland privaTe THoMaS cracKeT
, age unknown, Northumberland Fusiliers, of Choppington Colliery, Northumberland.
What, in Geordie dialect, is a cracket
? 10 At a swimming competition a race for what stroke begins in the water rather than at the edge of the pool?
Some words survive, such as cracket
, a small wooden stool used by a hewer; howk, meaning to dig or hew; hunkers, meaning a crouching position which pitmen would take up as the cage descended; squib, or thin taper used to light explosives and dunched, or to run into with force.
Knarled hands toiled before the light began to fade, Observing from my cracket
as another creation was made.
An adult supervised from his homemade cracket
, as rockets and jumping jacks made quite a racket.
Team Phoenix A bounced back from last week's surprise defeat to Cramlington by comfortably beating Hebburn Clegwell 42-24 with big contributions again from Lee Appleby, with 18 points, and Hamish Cracket
* "Do you think these Gamesa 'Crackets' are Ritz 'Crackers.' Should we try them?
Red boxes and packets of "Gamesa" brand "Crackets" can be mistaken for Ritz Crackers, and the design of the package may or may not be licensed from Nabisco.
We'd sit on tiny little stools called crackets
and we had great fun playing in the garden and collecting snails.