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Cresʹset

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A beacon-light; properly “a little cross.” So called because originally it was surmounted by a little cross. (French, croisette.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Crekenpit
Cremona
Cremonas
Creole
Crepidam
Crescent
Crescent City (The)
Crescit
Cresselle
Cresset
Cressida
Cresswell (Madame)
Cressy (Battle of)
Crestfallen
Crete
Creticus
Cretinism
Crex
Crib (A)
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