Definition of Cruisie

1. crusie [n -S] - See also: crusie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruisie

cruise missiles
cruise missle
cruise ship
cruise ships
cruised
cruiselike
cruiseliner
cruiseliners
cruiser
cruisers
cruiserweight
cruiserweights
cruises
cruisewear
cruisey
cruisie (current term)
cruisier
cruisies
cruisiest
cruising for a bruising
cruisings
cruive
cruives
cruize
crull
cruller
crullers
crum cake

Literary usage of Cruisie

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

1. The Scottish Antiquary, Or, Northern Notes & Queries edited by Arthur Washington Cornelius Hallen, John Horne Stevenson (1889)
"The term cruisie, while sometimes used alone, was often combined with the Scotch term for ... There were various modes of hanging the cruisie when in use, ..."

2. Northern Notes & Queries (1888)
"The term cruisie, while sometimes used alone, was often combined with the Scotch term for ... There were various modes of hanging the cruisie when in use, ..."

3. The Stirling Antiquary: Reprinted from "The Stirling Sentinel," 1888-[1906]. edited by W. B. Cook (1908)
"In addition to the cruisie lamp there were other forms of tin lamps in use in Scotland. ... be of Dutch origin, and the flagon cruisie is another type. ..."

4. Kirkwall in the Orkneys by Buckham Hugh Hossack (1900)
"In workshops, where several men wrought together, the single cruisie was scarcely ... A shoemakers cruisie, where two men sat working, had a couple of lamps ..."

5. The Bookman (1899)
"said M'lver, as we stepped in, and the woman lit the cruisie by sticking its nose in the peat-embers. "I'm afraid we come on you at a bad time. ..."

6. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1902)
"I have a single example of an iron cresset, or cruisie (Plate III., Fig. ... This cresset, or cruisie, like those used in Scotland till the middle of the ..."

7. John Splendid: The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn by Neil Munro (1898)
"said M'lver as we stepped in, and the woman lit the cruisie by sticking its ... She turned with the cruisie in her hands and seemed to look over his head at ..."

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