As its former name implies, cru is best known for its campus outreach: Bible study groups and the like.
CCC—sorry, cru—is at once better known and lesser known than these groups.
Spite, however, of their long pedigree and advantageous southern aspect, the Moussy vineyards rank to-day merely as a second cru.
Let us say Romané‑Conti, which is the "cru" that Barty loved best.
On a cru, toutefois, devoir ajouter sinon une restriction, du moins un complment jug ncessaire.
cru′ciform, in the form of a cross; crucig′erous, bearing a cross.
Its cru, called Charlemagne, has considerably more than a local reputation.
On a cru reconnatre que les proportions de cette statue se rapprochaient beaucoup des proportions prscrites par Polyclte.
Moreover, though he was of the right third or fourth cru of mil-huit-cent-trente, there was something wanting in his execution.
An' them hosses won't trot 'less I lick 'em, an' ef I lick 'em I'm guilty o' cru'lty ter animals—includin' myself.
from French cru "vineyard," literally "growth" (16c.), from Old French crois (12c.; Modern French croît), from croiss-, stem of croistre "growth, augment, increase," ultimately from Latin crescere "come forth, spring up, grow, thrive" (see crescent).