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Christmas cracker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishChristmas crackerˌChristmas ˈcracker noun [countable]  christmas_cracker.jpg DHTa tube of coloured paper that two people pull apart at Christmas in Britain for fun. It makes a loud sound as it is pulled apart, and usually contains a small toy.
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Christmas crackerHere's another example: the first speaker has just pulled a Christmas cracker, and two others intervene.Could you kidnap Frank Bruno, make the longest candle or design the world's largest Christmas cracker?She crouched on the lino, her face flushed from the fire, fingering that string of Christmas cracker beads.
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