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Crawford

[kraw-ferd]
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noun
  1. Cheryl,1902–86, U.S. stage director and producer.
  2. Francis Marion,1854–1909, U.S. novelist, in Italy after 1885.
  3. JoanLucille Fay Le Sueur, 1908?–77, U.S. actress.
  4. Thomas,1813?–57, U.S. sculptor.
  5. William Harris,1772–1834, U.S. political leader: senator 1807–13, secretary of the Treasury 1816–25.
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  • That man Crawford, what do you think he'd say if you went back to him?

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • The doctor's name struck a chord and Crawford dug deep until it focused.

  • Crawford dragged on his cigarette a last time and stamped it out.

  • Crawford spoke until he saw Dr. Shalt signal for a conclusion.

  • Crawford's back was to them as he stared at the loudspeaker.


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Crawford

noun
  1. Joan, real name Lucille le Sueur . 1908–77, US film actress, who portrayed ambitious women in such films as Mildred Pierce (1945)
  2. Michael, real name Michael Dumbell Smith . born 1942, British actor and singer, noted for his role in the sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–78) and performances in West End musicals esp. Barnum (1981) and The Phantom of the Opera (1986)
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