Crispin definition

  • others:
    • Crispin, Saint Third century A.D. Roman shoemaker just who with his cousin Saint Crispinian sought to distribute Christianity and was martyred.
  • proper-noun:
    • A male provided name.
    • A Roman shoemaker, martyr and saint (bro of Crispinian); patron saint of cobblers and tanners.
  • noun:
    • A shoemaker.
    • A shoemaker; -- jocularly so-called from patron saint of this craft.
    • A member of a union or association of shoemakers.
    • A shoemaker: a familiar name, utilized in allusion to Crispin or Crispinus, the patron saint associated with craft. Especially
    • an associate for the shoemakers' trade-union called the Knights of St. Crispin. - st Crispin's time, October 25th.
    • patron saint of shoemakers; he along with his brother were martyred for attempting to distribute Christianity (3rd century)

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