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[kroo-soh] /ˈkru soʊ/
Robinson, Robinson Crusoe. Unabridged
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  • "That is scarcely the point," replied the Crusoe on the rock.

    Beatrice H. Rider Haggard
  • And Crusoe, when he got tired of wearing clothes and being respectable.

    The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame
  • This latter name, he explains, became corrupted in the common English speech into Crusoe.

    The Delicious Vice Young E. Allison
  • This is comparatively a trifle; but Crusoe himself is all but impossible.

  • There are savages on it, and they are not tame savages either, like Crusoe's man Friday, but decidedly savage savages.

    The Wreck of The Red Bird George Cary Eggleston
  • No such delight had touched me since the old days of Crusoe.

    How to Succeed Orison Swett Marden
  • Physical and mental effort are demanded at every step, from Crusoe and from the children.

  • It isn't every day in your life you can come and have a blow-out on Crusoe Island.

  • A Crusoe does not need to measure values for purposes of exchange, but he has other reasons for measuring them.

British Dictionary definitions for Crusoe


/ˈkruːsəʊ; -zəʊ/
Robinson Crusoe, See Robinson Crusoe
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