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Crécy

[kres-ee; French krey-see]
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noun
  1. Also Cressy. a village in N France, NNW of Reims: English victory over the French 1346.
adjective
  1. (sometimes lowercase) (of food) prepared or garnished with carrots.
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Examples from the Web for crecy

Historical Examples

  • He took part with conspicuous gallantry in the Battle of Crecy.

    From a Terrace in Prague

    Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker

  • At Agincourt and Crecy, we struck very little, but were struck a lot.

    Battle Studies

    Charles-Jean-Jacques-Joseph Ardant du Picq

  • Now it stood at bay upon the plain of Crecy, there to conquer or to die.

    Red Eve

    H. Rider Haggard

  • I tell you that there at Crecy I went down before him like a ninepin, and he spared my life.

    Red Eve

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Yet let us see if we cannot send a longer shaft, you and I, than that which we loosed on Crecy field.

    Red Eve

    H. Rider Haggard


British Dictionary definitions for crecy

Crécy

noun
  1. a village in N France: scene of the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War when the English defeated the French (1346)Official name: Crécy-en-Ponthieu (-ɑ̃pɔ̃tjø) Former English name: Cressy
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