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Difference between Crow eater and Eat crow

crow eater—(Austral. sl.) a person from South Australia:

  • The team includes a couple of flashy Moroccans, Brits of all persuasions and, of course, an Aussie crow-eater from Adelaide.

eat crowbe forced to admit that one was wrong:

  • Archives are dangerous things. I’ve had to eat crow a few times myself, especially when I changed my mind on a hard-fought issue.