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 Cresswell (Madame).Crestfallen. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cressy (Battle of).
 
Won by Edward III. and the Black Prince over Philippe VI. of France, August 26, 1346.   1
       
“Cressy was lost by kickshaws and soup meagre.”
       
Fenton: Prol. to Southern’s Spartan Dame.
 


 Cresswell (Madame).Crestfallen. 

 
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