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Corn-cracker State

  1. An unofficial nickname for the state of Kentucky in the United States of America.
    • 2000, Steven A. Channing, Encyclopedia of Kentucky, →ISBN, p. 3 (Google books):
      The five sobriquets by which Kentucky is designated are: the Blue Grass State, the Corn-cracker State, the Dark and Bloody Ground State, the Hemp State, and the Tobacco State.