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Creʹticus

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Metellus, the Roman general, was so called because he conquered Crete (Candia).

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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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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)
Crimp