Definition of Cressy

1. a. Abounding in cresses.

Definition of Cressy

1. Adjective. Abounding in cresses ¹

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Definition of Cressy

1. cress [adj] - See also: cress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cressy

cress green
cress plant
cressy (current term)
crest cloud
crest clouds
crest of alveolar ridge
crest of cochlear opening
crest of fenestrae cochleae
crest of greater tubercle
crest of head of rib
crest of lesser tubercle
crest of neck of rib
crest of palatine bone
crest of petrous part of temporal bone
crest of scapular spine

Literary usage of Cressy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1889)
"The Globe says:—" ' cressy ' is the best piece of fiction produced by Bret Harte. ... Altogether,'cressy'is a powerful and refreshing novel. ..."

2. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America by Charles Washington Baird (1885)
"The family to which cressy. he belonged had been identified for several generations with the Huguenot cause. " Compelled to abandon his country in order to ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"whom all the ways between Abbeville and cressy were full, when they saw that they were near ... OF THE BATTLE OF cressy, AUGUST 26TH, 1346 THE Englishmen, ..."

4. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"sly near the village of cressy, where he drew up his army in excellent order. The first line was commanded by the prince of Wales, commonly called the Black ..."

5. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and His Noble by Thomas Malory, Edward Strachey, William Caxton (1901)
"... thus relates :— ' This battle between Broy and cressy, this Saturday, was right cruel and fell, ..."

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