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slang An old car that is in poor condition. I think it's time for me to get a new car—I'm constantly worried that this old crate is going to break down on me.

crate

n. a dilapidated vehicle. This crate gets me to work and back. That’s good enough.
References in classic literature ?
Merryweather perched himself upon a crate, with a very injured expression upon his face, while Holmes fell upon his knees upon the floor and, with the lantern and a magnifying lens, began to examine minutely the cracks between the stones.
Just as he finished, the call-boy came; so, haw-hawing like a demon, he went rattling and clanking out like a crate of loose castings, and I knew nothing more.
Designer Mark Daniel's veneer table, a Crate and Barrel exclusive, is both functional and versatile, earning high marks for great value and clean styling.
There will be times in her life when she has to be in a crate, so you don't want to encourage tantrums.
Support levels are available starting at just $5 - as well as the opportunity to be first to sign-up to receive a crate for $40.
I first used a crate as a canine management tool in the early 1980s.
It's never a great idea to place a crate in the back of an open pickup bed either.
It is important to have your dog in a crate that is secured so it can't slide around in the vehicle.
Comprising three ABAR LR-80B Pick and Place robot cells and two FANUC Robotics M-710iC robots, bags of onions enter the LR-80B robot cell where they are picked and placed into a crate which, when full, moves to a quality check area.
But hints like this one are rare--more often whatever is under those drapes could be as small as a book or as big as a crate. There is nothing to tell us their scale.
No matter how the soft crate is constructed, canvas and mesh just aren't designed to withstand the expected clawing and biting that often accompanies a puppy or young dog's attempts to exit a crate without direct invitation.
A crate is a teaching tool for a dog that, if used judiciously, can significantly speed up the training process.
The new machine has more than doubled capacity for Teacrate which means that it can now offer a crate washing service to larger customers in all industries and a more streamlined service to existing customers.
Using a crate or “box” instead of a bag is healthier in several ways because it:
That's a lot for a dog to learn all at once, and that's where a crate can come in handy.