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Cripps

[krips] /krɪps/
noun
1.
Sir Stafford, 1889–1952, British statesman and socialist leader.
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  • I did not fancy Mr. Cripps; he was too—too something, I was not sure what.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mrs. Cripps wished to know if Americans were a religious people, as a rule.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "If ever there was a sanctimonious hypocrite it's that Mrs. Cripps," she declared.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mrs. Cripps married a cousin of my father's; he died and then she married Mr. Cripps.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mr. Cripps called me his 'prodigal daughter,' and Mrs. Cripps prayed over me.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We walked on until we reached the Cripps home and entered the Cripps gate.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • In answer to our inquiries she told us that Mr. Cripps was not in.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And Mrs. Cripps' mouth looked more like "a crack in a plate" than ever.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mr. Cripps, will you be good enough to stand out of the way?

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It is not worth while repeating what Mr. and Mrs. Cripps said.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for Cripps

Cripps

/krɪps/
noun
1.
Sir (Richard) Stafford. 1889–1952, British Labour statesman; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1947–50)
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