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Craigie

[krey-gee]
noun
  1. Sir William (Alexander),1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist.
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Historical Examples of craigie

  • You may keep the dish, mister,” returned Craigie, laughing; “give me the grub.

    Flora Lyndsay

    Susan Moodie

  • “You smooth-faced, unshaved fellows, have him always at your elbow,” said Craigie.

    Flora Lyndsay

    Susan Moodie

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for craigie

Craigie

noun
  1. 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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