Definition of Cruells

1. a disease supposedly cured by touch of the monarch [n]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruells

cruds
crudy
crue
cruel
cruel and unusual punishment
cruel plant
crueler
cruelest
cruell
cruelled
crueller
cruellest
cruellie
cruelling
cruells (current term)
cruelltie
cruellty
cruelly
cruelness
cruelnesses
cruels
crueltie
cruelties
cruelty
cruentaren
cruentation
cruentous
crues
cruet

Literary usage of Cruells

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"The jaws ; properly, the glandular parts under the jawbones, S. Thus he who has the king's evil, is vulgarly said to have " the cruells in his ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"cost 3s.; and in December, bl [ack or blue] cruells to my mistress, as. CRYER. In April 1621, Thomas Yate the steward went to Wigan, and spent on himself ..."

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