Craigie
biographical name Sir William Alexander 1867-1957 British philologist & lexicographer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Craigie — may refer to: Places Australia Craigie, Western Australia, a suburb of Perth Scotland Craigie, Ayrshire, a small village in East Ayrshire, Craigie Castle, Ayrshire Scottish feudal Barony of Craigie, a feudal barony in Dundee People Craigie, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Craigie — [krā′gē] Sir William Alexander 1867 1957; Eng. lexicographer, born in Scotland …   English World dictionary

  • Craigie —    1) CRAIGIE, a village, in the parish of Dalmeny, county of Linlithgow, 2¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Kirkliston; containing 75 inhabitants. It is in the eastern part of the parish, and in its vicinity is Craigie Hall, formerly the residence and… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Craigie — Recorded in several spellings including Craigie, Craighead, Craghead, Craighall, and probably Craighill, Craghill and Cragell, this is a confusing surname of Scottish, and perhaps sometimes, English origins. It is clearly locational and means in… …   Surnames reference

  • Craigie — noun English lexicographer who was a joint editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (1872 1966) • Syn: ↑William A. Craigie, ↑Sir William Alexander Craigie • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lexicographer, ↑lexicologist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Craigie — /kray gee/, n. Sir William (Alexander), 1867 1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist. * * * …   Universalium

  • craigie — craig·ie …   English syllables

  • Craigie — Crai•gie [[t]ˈkreɪ gi[/t]] n. big Sir William (Alexander), 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer and philologist …   From formal English to slang

  • Craigie — /ˈkreɪgi/ (say kraygee) noun Sir William A, 1867–1957, Scottish lexicographer …   Australian English dictionary

  • Craigie Castle, Ayrshire — Craigie Castle Craigie, South Ayrshire, Scotland UK grid reference NS4084831699 …   Wikipedia

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