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'''Crispin Cronk''' ([[1790s|1795]]–[[1870s|1872]]) was a [[Wizards|wizard]] who insisted on keeping [[Crispin Cronk's sphinxes|several sphinxes]] in his backyard. The [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] warned him repeatedly about this infraction, but he did not listen, and was eventually sent to [[Azkaban]].
 
'''Crispin Cronk''' ([[1790s|1795]]–[[1870s|1872]]) was a [[Wizards|wizard]] who insisted on keeping [[Crispin Cronk's sphinxes|several sphinxes]] in his backyard. The [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] warned him repeatedly about this infraction, but he did not listen, and was eventually sent to [[Azkaban]].
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==Etymology==
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A ''"Cronk"'' is an Australian slang word for "fraudulent," particularly in talking about running racehorses.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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Crispin Cronk (17951872) was a wizard who insisted on keeping several sphinxes in his backyard. The Ministry of Magic warned him repeatedly about this infraction, but he did not listen, and was eventually sent to Azkaban.

Etymology

A "Cronk" is an Australian slang word for "fraudulent," particularly in talking about running racehorses.

Appearances

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