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Crosby

[krawz-bee, kroz-]
noun
  1. BingHarry Lillis Crosby, 1904–77, U.S. singer and actor.
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  • "It's little we know of Crosby here," the other replied; and he spat on the deck.

    The Wild Geese

    Stanley John Weyman

  • It's the Romeo trade-mark, all right, and Crosby had a deep one.

    Torchy and Vee

    Sewell Ford

  • I calls up Crosby, makes the date, and we meets on the corner at twelve-thirty.

    Torchy and Vee

    Sewell Ford

  • "As his last information was only up to 1792, he might have forgotten it," said Crosby gravely.

  • We cannot believe that Crosby was singular in his building a palace for himself.


British Dictionary definitions for crosby

Crosby1

noun
  1. a town in NW England, in Sefton unitary authority, Merseyside. Pop: 51 789 (2001)
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Crosby2

noun
  1. Bing, real name Harry Lillis Crosby. 1904–77, US singer and film actor; famous for his style of crooning: best known for the song "White Christmas" from the film Holiday Inn (1942)
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