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Craigie

[krey-gee] /ˈkreɪ gi/
noun
1.
Sir William (Alexander) 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
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  • You may keep the dish, mister,” returned Craigie, laughing; “give me the grub.

    Flora Lyndsay Susan Moodie
  • “You smooth-faced, unshaved fellows, have him always at your elbow,” said Craigie.

    Flora Lyndsay Susan Moodie
  • Honest Captain Craigie looked a little dubious when he was consulted.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • In her astonishment and annoyance, Mrs. Craigie took to her bed.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • He talked to some effect, but not at all in the fashion Mrs. Craigie had intended.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • It was not until they were gone that Mrs. Craigie discovered what had happened.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • Mrs. Craigie, erupting tears and threats, declined to give it.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • It had haunted her while she was at Craigie Muir; it had even horrified her.

    Betty Vivian L. T. Meade
  • You can put away these most sensible frocks for your next visit to Craigie Muir.

    Betty Vivian L. T. Meade
  • Did we ever wear hats and gloves when we were out on the moors at Craigie Muir?

    Betty Vivian L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for Craigie

Craigie

/ˈkreɪɡɪ/
noun
1.
Sir William A(lexander). 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer; joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1901–33), and of A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles (1938–44)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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