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Crewe

/kruː/
noun
1.
a town in NW England, in Cheshire: major railway junction. Pop: 67 683 (2001)
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  • At the supper-table little Miss crewe was a prominent feature.

    Vagabondia Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • "I'm going across to see her," he said, and crewe made a grimace.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • The question was—had crewe been content to leave Falmouth without making inquiries of other people?

    In the Year of Jubilee George Gissing
  • I wouldn't bank too much upon the police passing you by, if I were you, crewe.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • It was impossible to reply, since Blakeney had dispatched his wire from crewe, and was presumably already travelling southwards.

    What a Man Wills Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Now I can't send anybody else to Yorkshire—crewe is impossible.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • "I think you will find that she is a very clever young woman," was crewe's comment.

    The Mystery of the Downs John R. Watson
  • It was the colonel who drew crewe aside, or that moment was his last.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace
  • "And all because that creature missed meeting him at crewe," snorted the angry mother as her son left the room.

    A Reconstructed Marriage Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • crewe came along an hour later and seemed the least perturbed of the lot.

    Jack O' Judgment Edgar Wallace

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