Crichton


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Crichton

(ˈkraɪtən)
n
1. (Biography) James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
2. (Biography) (John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)

Crich•ton

(ˈkraɪt n)
n.
Michael, born 1942, U.S. novelist.
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Noun1.Crichton - Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
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He chose them by their titles, and the first he read was The Lancashire Witches, and then he read The Admirable Crichton, and then many more.
I should not require an Admirable Crichton for my purpose.
Blakesley, 1839; A Crichton (Jardine's Naturalist's Library), 1843; J.
He might be a year older than Tom, but was very little bigger, and he was the Crichton of our village boys.
A new team has been set up BYTHE Crichton Trust to build the case for a care campus in the region.
Jennifer Crichton, 35, caused brain injuries to seven-month-old Amelia last April, it is claimed.
Hapless Anthony Crichton, 37, smashed his way into the Bobbin Mill at Phoenix Retail Park in the town and stole bottles of spirits and cash despite knowing he was being captured on CCTV.
com)-- Alumni, Kevin Alexander Crichton along with wife, Lisa Renee Williams Crichton were honored by Rowan University for their vital support and generous pledge which will in part, helped fund the new four-story, 98,300 square-foot academic building dedicated solely to the business school that will enable the university meet the demand and need for students to stay in New Jersey to earn their degrees and establish their careers.
WALLSEND Boys Club retained the David Crichton Junior Memorial Under-15 Cup with a 4-0 win over Cramlington Juniors at Bedlington Terriers FC.
Ian Crichton took up the appointment at a difficult time for Scotland's out-of-hours service as they struggle to implement a new IT and callhandling system.
Crichton Trust said it has received a GBP200 million inward investment initiative by Jansons Property that will deliver widespread community and public benefit to the regions of Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland.
Hard Case Crime features a fine set of paperback suspense novels produced by a very young Michael Crichton (writing as John Lange) before he became famous with his Jurassic Park series, and is a recommendation for any crime or mystery collection.