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 (krŏk′ĭt), David Known as "Davy." 1786-1836.
American frontiersman and politician who was a US representative from Tennessee (1827-1831 and 1833-1835) and joined the Texas revolutionaries fighting against Mexico. He died at the siege of the Alamo.
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(Biography) David, known as Davy Crockett. 1786–1836, US frontiersman, politician, and soldier
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(ˈkrɒk ɪt)

David (Davy), 1786–1836, U.S. frontiersman, politician, and folklore hero.
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Whether to admit Hercules among us or not, concerning this I long remained dubious: for though according to the Greek mythologies, that antique Crockett and Kit Carson --that brawny doer of rejoicing good deeds, was swallowed down and thrown up by a whale; still, whether that strictly makes a whaleman of him, that might be mooted.
Look at Ivory Nelson, look at Davy Crockett, look at Paul Jones, look at Clive, an' Kitchener, an' Fremont, an' Kit Carson, an' all of 'em."
After rehearsal, Crockett returns to "check-in" mode, accounting for the day's rigor and what lies ahead tomorrow.
Scene of crash (above) and victim Gareth Crockett, 27 AN 85-year-old who ploughed into five charity cyclists - killing one and seriously injuring another - drove on for three miles despite "significant" damage to his car.
This readable biography seeks to separate fact from fiction about David Crockett, the outdoorsman-turned-politician who became a legendary figure even in his own lifetime.
Headteacher Gary Crockett wrote to parents, warning: "Due to a high number of unpaid dinners, the school is engaging a debt collection agency to chase unpaid monies.
California-based City National Bank (NYSE: CYN) has named Christopher L Crockett as senior vice president and regional manager of its Core Banking Division in San Diego.
Crockett. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.
John Richmond will occupy 4,762 s/fat 3 West 56th Street and Crockett & Jones will occupy 1,882 s/fat 7 West 56th Street.
Det Con Gordon Crockett is accused of helping Shaun Barnfather carry out a revenge attack on a man he suspected of breaking into his parents' car and stealing his mum's handbag.
"Davy Crockett Gets Hitched" is a splendiferous tall tale of the star-crossed meeting of Davy Crockett and his true love, Miss Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, a sweetly gal so special she can "run like a shooting star, jump rainbow high, and out whistle the wind," not to mention out dance every suitor in the big woods of the frontier.
Renault UK, a subsidiary of Renault SA (EURONEXT: RNO), has named Mark Crockett as its Services and Quality Director.