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 (krĭs′pĭn), Saint Third century ad.
Roman shoemaker who with his brother Saint Crispinian sought to spread Christianity and was martyred.


(Biography) Saint, 3rd century ad, legendary Roman Christian martyr, with his brother Crispinian (krɪˈspɪnɪən): they are the patron saints of shoemakers. Feast day: Oct 25


(ˈkrɪs pɪn)

Saint, martyred A.D. c285, Roman Christian missionary in Gaul: patron saint of shoemakers.
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Noun1.Crispin - patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
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Ekaterina s design will now be 3D printed and showcased on Delcam CRISPIN s stand, A36 in Hall 14 at the SIMAC exhibition taking place in Milan between 25th and 27th February.
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The male stab victim was knifed as he was walking with a female student back to the university accommodation where they both live on Crispin Lane, Wrexham, between 1-2am.
Flora has not shown too much appreciation of her brother, but when a dragonfly asks her for him (to polish her wings) she refuses, saying Crispin is her brother and she is taking him home.
Elder brother Crispin, aged 15, then landed the RS Tera World Championship title at Weymouth and Portland.
Before the war there was St Crispin's Mission Hut at this location and the name is commemorated by St Crispin's Court and furthermore there is a statue of St Crispin inside St John's.
We're an untraditional American cider company," said Bruce Nissen, Crispin head cider maker.
The money, announced by Justice Minister Crispin Blunt yesterday, will allow the Survivor's Trust to provide emotional and practical support, a helpline, an independent sexual advisory service and up to five staff.
Pre-teen Crispin lives on the streets with his dog Harley, who has an uncanny ability to guide Crispin out of danger.