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Cressy (Battle of)

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Won by Edward III. and the Black Prince over Philippe VI. of France, August 26, 1346.

“Cressy was lost by kickshaws and soup meagre.”


Fenton: Prol. to Southern’s Spartan Dame.

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