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Crete

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Hound of Crete. A blood-hound.

Coupe le gorge, that’s the word. I thee defy again,

O hound of Crete.”


Shakespeare: Henry V., ii. 1.

The Infamy of Crete. The Minotaur.


“There lay stretched


The infamy of Crete, detested brood

Of the feigned heifer.”


Dante: Hell, xii. (Cary’s translation).

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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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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
Crillon
Crimen læsæ Majestatis (Latin)

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