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[kroh-nin] /ˈkroʊ nɪn/
A(rchibald) J(oseph) 1896–1981, Scottish novelist and physician in the U.S. Unabridged
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  • There was, first of all, Captain Cronin to be visited in Bellevue.

    The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
  • We call that rock by a strange name—from a strange circumstance, said Cronin.

    Bits of Blarney R. Shelton Mackenzie
  • At Cronin's agency, late that night, there came a cablegram from the greatest detective bureau of France.

    The Voice on the Wire Eustace Hale Ball
  • Miss Cronin wired obedience and would be on the way immediately.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • We devoutly hope that the officers authorized by law will succeed in bringing to justice the assassins of Dr. Cronin.

    The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
  • And as you were not to be found I paid a visit to Miss Cronin.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • "It's the only thing that will be any use, it seems to me," Cronin replied.

    Ted and the Telephone Sara Ware Bassett
British Dictionary definitions for Cronin


A(rchibald) J(oseph). 1896–1981, British novelist and physician. His works include Hatter's Castle (1931), The Judas Tree (1961), and Dr Finlay's Casebook, a TV series based on his medical experiences
James Watson. born 1931, US physicist; shared the Nobel prize for physics (1980) for his work on parity conservation in weak interactions
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