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[kres-ee] /ˈkrɛs i/
Crécy (def 1). Unabridged
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  • Above his tomb are suspended the helm, surcoat, shield, and gauntlet he wore on the field of Cressy.

  • Leave you to go on with this business and marry this Cressy?

    The Coast of Chance Esther Chamberlain
  • Cressy McKinstry, who was sixteen years old, had been one of the pupils he had found at the school when he first came.

    Cressy Bret Harte
  • "Less terrible than Cressy, however," said Condorcet, smiling.

    The Queen's Necklace Alexandre Dumas pre
  • And the Black Prince won his spurs in the glorious fight of Cressy when he was barely sixteen.

  • Finally we came there to play and he heard everybody call me "Cressy."

    Continuous Vaudeville Will M. Cressy
  • “I never knew of such a thing, Mr Cressy,” said Martha in a quiet demure way.

    The Rosery Folk George Manville Fenn
  • The master at his desk, and Cressy who had halted in the aisle were left alone.

    Cressy Bret Harte
British Dictionary definitions for Cressy


(rare) the former English name for Crécy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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