Crichton



James (“the Admirable Crichton”) 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist.
Michael, 1942–2008, U.S. novelist.
Contemporary Examples

“The YA market is growing up faster than in years past, because of news, blogs, and Internet content,” Crichton explains.
The Next Twilight? Isabel Wilkinson March 19, 2009

Historical Examples

And remember this, Crichton, for the time being you are my equal.
The Admirable Crichton J. M. Barrie

Like the Admirable Crichton, no art is to her unknown, no accomplishment by her neglected.
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark

Was it not martyrdom to me,—that horrid time in which your Crichton from Cambridgeshire was in the ascendant?
Can You Forgive Her? Anthony Trollope

But from this to a master of all the arts, to an admirable Crichton, is a great step.
Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician Frederick Niecks

The other is yet another Lady in White, whose rare appearance foretold grief or misfortune to the Crichton family.
Witchcraft and Superstitious Record in the South-Western District of Scotland J. Maxwell Wood

They, in reprisal, sacked his castle of Crichton, and nearly caught him.
The Mystery of Mary Stuart Andrew Lang

Crichton shivered all over, worse than he had done out in the cold March evening.
Barren Honour: A Novel George A. Lawrence

Doctor Crichton, carrying with him a cow and divers other necessaries.
The Royal Mail James Wilson Hyde

He might be a year older than Tom, but was very little bigger, and he was the Crichton of our village boys.
Tom Brown’s School Days Thomas Hughes

noun
James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
(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)

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