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  1. a town in NW England, in Cheshire: major railway junction. Pop: 67 683 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for crewe

Historical Examples

  • And scarcely had I answered, when there was a general shout of "Crewe, Crewe!"

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850.


  • Crewe suffered from rheumatism, and when he felt it coming on he stayed at home.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie

  • His moanings to Mrs. Crewe over the degeneracy of the age also tell their tale.

  • "Swell" Crewe, whose boast it was that he had a suit for every day in the year.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace

  • "I'm going across to see her," he said, and Crewe made a grimace.

    Jack O' Judgment

    Edgar Wallace