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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Cru’soe (A).
A solitary man; the only inhabitant of a place. The tale of Defoe is well known, which describes Robinson Crusoe as cast on a desert island, where he employs the most admirable ingenuity in providing for his daily wants.   1
“Whence creeping forth, to Duty’s call he yields,
And strolls the Crusoe of the lonely fields.”
Bloomfield: Farmer’s Boy.

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