[kree-suh s] /ˈkri səs/
noun, plural Croesuses, Croesi
[kree-sahy] /ˈkri saɪ/ (Show IPA), for 2.
died 546 b.c, king of Lydia 560–546: noted for his great wealth.
a very rich man.
died ?546 bc, the last king of Lydia (560–546), noted for his great wealth
any very rich man
from Latinized form of Greek Kroisis, 6c. B.C.E. king of Lydia in Asia Minor, famously wealthy; hence “rich man” or in other allusions to riches, from late 14c.
see: rich as croesus
[krawft, kroft] /krɔft, krɒft/ noun, British. 1. a small farm, especially one worked by a tenant. 2. a small plot of ground adjacent to a house and used as a kitchen garden, to pasture one or two cows, etc.; a garden large enough to feed a family or have commercial value. [krawft, kroft] /krɔft, krɒft/ […]
[krawf-ter, krof-] /ˈkrɔf tər, ˈkrɒf-/ noun, British. 1. a person who rents and works a small farm, especially in Scotland or northern England. /ˈkrɒftə/ noun 1. (Brit) an owner or tenant of a small farm, esp in Scotland or northern England
/ˈkrɒftɪŋ/ noun 1. (Brit) the system or occupation of working land in crofts
/krɒɡ/ verb (intransitive) 1. (Northern English & Midland English, dialect) to ride on a bicycle as a passenger