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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

CRIMP, adj.1 Used as in Eng. to denote crisp, brittle. In both Sc. and Eng. this usage seems to be obsol. Also used in Cai. = tough, imperfectly cooked. Cf. Crump, adj.Cai.7 1941:
'At kale is gey crimp.

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