- Sir William (Alexander),1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
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Examples from the Web for craigie
You may keep the dish, mister,” returned Craigie, laughing; “give me the grub.
“You smooth-faced, unshaved fellows, have him always at your elbow,” said Craigie.
Honest Captain Craigie looked a little dubious when he was consulted.
In her astonishment and annoyance, Mrs. Craigie took to her bed.
He talked to some effect, but not at all in the fashion Mrs. Craigie had intended.
- 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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