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Cripps

[krips]
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noun
  1. Sir Stafford,1889–1952, British statesman and socialist leader.
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Historical Examples

  • "If ever there was a sanctimonious hypocrite it's that Mrs. Cripps," she declared.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • 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

  • And Mrs. Cripps' mouth looked more like "a crack in a plate" than ever.

    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


British Dictionary definitions for cripps

Cripps

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