Craigie

[krey-gee]
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noun

Sir William (Alexander),1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.

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Examples from the Web for craigie

Historical Examples of craigie

  • Well for him then that, in his flight, Craigie had dropped the weapon he carried.

    The Rival Campers

    Ruel Perley Smith

  • Carolan and I returned to Craigie Station to give back the borrowed rifle.

    Reminiscences of Queensland

    William Henry Corfield

  • They were sharp-eyed, athletic-looking men, whose appearance on the island boded no good to one Craigie, alias Kemble.

    The Rival Campers

    Ruel Perley Smith

  • Then as Craigie dashed up, he sprang out, tackled him about the legs, and the two fell heavily to the ground.

    The Rival Campers

    Ruel Perley Smith

  • And when he was married to a Boston girl, her father gave them Craigie House for a wedding present.



British Dictionary definitions for craigie

Craigie

noun

Sir William A (lexander). 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer; joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1901–33), and of A Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles (1938–44)
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