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Crawford

[kraw-ferd] /ˈkrɔ fərd/
noun
1.
Cheryl, 1902–86, U.S. stage director and producer.
2.
Francis Marion, 1854–1909, U.S. novelist, in Italy after 1885.
3.
Joan (Lucille Fay Le Sueur) 1908?–77, U.S. actress.
4.
Thomas, 1813?–57, U.S. sculptor.
5.
William Harris, 1772–1834, U.S. political leader: senator 1807–13, secretary of the Treasury 1816–25.
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  • Crawford and his younger companions amused themselves in camp, for the heat was too great to enjoy exercise.

    Hendricks the Hunter W.H.G. Kingston
  • Crawford dragged on his cigarette a last time and stamped it out.

    The Second Voice Mann Rubin
  • Miss Crawford need not have urged secrecy with so much warmth; she might have trusted to her sense of what was due to her cousin.

    Mansfield Park Jane Austen
  • Crawford spoke until he saw Dr. Shalt signal for a conclusion.

    The Second Voice Mann Rubin
  • The moment Crawford entered the room, Forbes did likewise, without the least idea what it was all about.

    The Voice in the Fog Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for Crawford

Crawford

/ˈkrɔːfəd/
noun
1.
Joan, real name Lucille le Sueur. 1908–77, US film actress, who portrayed ambitious women in such films as Mildred Pierce (1945)
2.
Michael, real name Michael Dumbell Smith. born 1942, British actor and singer, noted for his role in the sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–78) and performances in West End musicals esp. Barnum (1981) and The Phantom of the Opera (1986)
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