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crate

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.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crate

n. a dilapidated vehicle. This crate gets me to work and back. That’s good enough.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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