- Hawley Harvey, known as Doctor Crippen. 1862–1910, US doctor living in England: executed for poisoning his wife; the first criminal to be apprehended by the use of radiotelegraphy
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Examples from the Web for crippen
I presume Miss Crippen has told you what I have made up my mind to do.The Camp Fire Girls in the Outside World
Binney and Crippen were on the outs but not because of Buns.
Yes, and my aunt says he expected to see Crippen the night he was killed.
I talked with a secretary, and I've talked with some of the 'Crippen's Cakes' directors.
Well, if you've struck off Crippen's name, where do we stand?