[ kris-pin ]
/ ˈkrɪs pɪn /
Saint, with his brother (Saint Crispinian ) martyred a.d. c285, Roman Christian missionaries in Gaul: patron saints of shoemakers.
(lowercase) a shoemaker.
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How to use Crispin in a sentence
The silver jingled in the pocket of the Crispin when his task was completed, and he traveled onward to the next farm.
In order to make it difficult for Crispin to bunt, Grant put one over high and closetoo high and too close.
Heres the head of the list, called a coacher, as Crispin squared himself in the batters box.
Grant worked carefully with this batter, meanwhile holding Crispin as close to first as possible.
British Dictionary definitions for Crispin
Saint, 3rd century ad, legendary Roman Christian martyr, with his brother Crispinian (krɪˈspɪnɪən): they are the patron saints of shoemakers. Feast day: Oct 25
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