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Crame

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Crame krām (Scot.) a booth for selling goods.
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Usage

In literature:

CRAME, a booth, a merchant's shop.
"Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete" by Sir Walter Scott
Come, Kate, you crame of hell's delights, fill till I give it.
"The Emigrants Of Ahadarra The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two" by William Carleton
An', Jimmy agra, don't be too lavish upon their Munster crame; they say it's apt to give people the ague.
"The Poor Scholar" by William Carleton
Many a crame must have been emptied ere such a number of manes and long tails could have been busked out.
"The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself" by David Macbeth Moir
Bedad, it's praties an' crame we hev fur tay, sure, ivvery day in the wake!
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
An', Jimmy agra, don't be too lavish upon their Munsther crame; they say 'tis apt to give people the ague.
"Irish Books and Irish People" by Stephen Gwynn
He cudden't ate th' r-rich crame out iv th' di'mon'-studded saucer.
"Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War" by Finley Peter Dunne
Many a crame must have been emptied ere such a number of manes and long tails could have been busked out.
"The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith" by D. M. Moir
The king of his kind and the crame of all charity.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
How's the crame market?
"The Turn of the Road" by Rutherford Mayne
Presently there comes a sort av a thick trickle out av the milk-hole, but divil a dhrap av crame.
"Humours of Irish Life" by Various
Rael thankfu'; but I'm thinkin' it's what cam frae Stephen's crame pat 'at maks the tea sae nappy.
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
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In poetry:

O the girls began to scrame
And upset the milk and crame;
And the honorable gintlemin, they cursed and swore:
And Mitchil of Belfast,
'Twas he that looked aghast,
When they roasted him in effigy by Shannon shore.
"The Battle Of Limerick" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Demeter, Duane Reade, Demeter Fragrance Library, Mark Crames, fragrance.
Madonna Crame, luncheon host, and Lucille Wilkinson.
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