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 Crus’ty.Crux (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Crutched Friars
 
is the Latin crucia’ti (crossed)—i.e. having a cross embroidered on their dress. They were of the Trinitarian order.   1
 


 Crus’ty.Crux (A). 

 
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