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ollycrock, noun

Forms:
Also olycrock.
Origin:
Afrikaans
alikreukel. Also attributive.
1961 Redwing (St Andrew’s College, Grahamstown) 13Other shellfish in the forms of olycrocks..and limpets are very numerous and plentiful...Olycrocks are exceptionally plentiful and their presence prevents a number of other shellfish from occupying visible crevices and pools.
1988 Izaak in E. Prov. Herald 5 Mar. 8I was fishing at the Flatrocks near Cape Recife using ollycrocks, one of my favourite baits, particularly for musselcrackers. When my friend noticed this he remarked: ‘I stopped using periwinkles when I was a kid fishing for bullies in rock pools’.
alikreukel. Also attributive.

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