[ krey-gee ]
/ ˈkreɪ gi /
Sir William (Alexander), 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
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How to use Craigie in a sentence
They were sharp-eyed, athletic-looking men, whose appearance on the island boded no good to one Craigie, alias Kemble.
At a certain point in the path they paused, and Craigie stepped aside and found the spade where he had hidden it in the brush.
Now, to his dismay, he saw Craigie at full speed flying along the path toward him.
He had heard shots from the cellar, fired by the detectives after the fleeing Craigie, and wondered what they meant.
Then as Craigie dashed up, he sprang out, tackled him about the legs, and the two fell heavily to the ground.
British Dictionary definitions for Craigie
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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