Crispin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Crispinus, derivative of the Roman family name Crispus "curly".

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Crispin

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  1. A male given name.
  2. A Roman shoemaker, martyr and saint (brother of Crispinian); patron saint of cobblers and tanners.

Quotations[edit]

  • ~1599 William Shakespeare: King Henry the Fifth: Act IV, Scene II:
    And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by
    From this day to the ending of the world
    But we in it shall be remembered

Noun[edit]

Crispin (plural Crispins)

  1. (humorous, dated) A shoemaker.
  2. A variety of apple, the Mutsu.