Crockford

/ (ˈkrɒkfəd) /

noun

short for Crockford's Clerical Directory, the standard directory of living Anglican clergy

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Word Origin for Crockford

C19: named after John Crockford (1823–65), clerk to Edward William Cox (1809–79), a lawyer who devised the directory
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