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or cray cray, cray-cray

[krey or krey-krey] /kreɪ or ˈkreɪˌkreɪ/
adjective, Slang.
Origin of cray
by shortening or reduplication Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It would not have surprised me to learn that there were lights in many windows of cray's Folly to-night.

    Bat Wing Sax Rohmer
  • Colonel cray was regarding his host with a strange and steady stare.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
  • If luncheon had seemed extravagant, dinner at cray's Folly proved to be a veritable Roman banquet.

    Bat Wing Sax Rohmer
  • Colonel cray leaned forward a little and clutched the tablecloth.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
  • About mid-day the body was removed, after which an oppressive and awesome stillness seemed to descend upon cray's Folly.

    Bat Wing Sax Rohmer
  • And cray lay in a deck-chair, gasping as for life, but alive.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
  • The words 'vicar' and 'cray' suggested something like domestic service without its rights, gentility without its privileges.

    A Bed of Roses W. L. George
  • Nevertheless,” cray opened the window door, “somebody has been here.

    The Mystery Girl Carolyn Wells
  • "Perhaps Fane will recite to us his discovery," said Mr. cray, scratching his scurfy head with the gnawed end of a penholder.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1 Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for cray


(Austral & NZ, informal) a crayfish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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