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crusie Line breaks: crusie
Pronunciation: /ˈkruːzi/

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(also cruisie)

Definition of crusie in English:

noun (plural crusies)

Scottish historical
1A small oil lamp with a handle.
1.1A triangular candlestick.

Origin

Early 16th century: perhaps representing French creuset 'crucible'.

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