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 Crus’ted Port.Crutched Friars 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Crus’ty.
 
Ill-tempered, apt to take offence. This is formed from the old word crous, cross, peevish.   1
       
“Azeyn [against] hem was he kene ane crous,
And said, ‘Goth out my Fader hous.’”
       
Cursor Mundi.
 


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