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Cripps

[krips] /krɪps/
noun
1.
Sir Stafford, 1889–1952, British statesman and socialist leader.
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  • I much desired to see the painting, but it was ruled that Mr. Cripps must not be disturbed.

    The Hole in the Wall Arthur Morrison
  • Mrs. Cripps wished to know if Americans were a religious people, as a rule.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mr. Cripps was amazed also, and he stuttered, "I—I—I—on'y—on'y——"

    The Hole in the Wall Arthur Morrison
  • And Mrs. Cripps' mouth looked more like "a crack in a plate" than ever.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Oliver looked disposed to resist, and cast a glance at the cottage door by which Cripps had just vanished.

  • Mr. Cripps, will you be good enough to stand out of the way?

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I shall write to Cripps this week, and request him to tell me all his goings-on from time to time by Letter wherever I may be.

  • It is not worth while repeating what Mr. and Mrs. Cripps said.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Loman would almost have been happier in his old suspense about Cripps than to feel he owed such a debt to such a creditor.

  • Mrs. Cripps married a cousin of my father's; he died and then she married Mr. Cripps.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for Cripps

Cripps

/krɪps/
noun
1.
Sir (Richard) Stafford. 1889–1952, British Labour statesman; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1947–50)
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