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How to use crosspatch in a sentence

But the old crosspatch never says a word when one comes near him to talk; all he does is to come along with his big stick.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
"What an old crosspatch he is," began Marjorie as her brother came up with her.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
"And I have been thinking that the old man will fight to keep my diamond crown," said King Crosspatch anxiously.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
Queen Grumpy and King Crosspatch refused to ride in their royal coach of gold and glass.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
When it was daylight at last, King Crosspatch clapped his hands to call his servants to attend.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
"Neither would I," agreed King Crosspatch, drying his tears suddenly.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
And every time you do old Witchy Crosspatch makes everything seem disagreeable!
FRIENDLY FAIRIESJOHNNY GRUELLE
But Mr. Lang calls me Little Crosspatch, and it's very rude of him to call me names, mummy.
THE QUIVER, 2/1900VARIOUS
"Well, don't be an old crosspatch," she smiled, determined now they were alone again to make the most of him.
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
I'm a crosspatch to-night, and I ought to sit by the fire and spin, instead of gamboling.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
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WORDS RELATED TO CROSSPATCH

  • bear
  • bellyacher
  • bug
  • complainer
  • crab
  • crank
  • crosspatch
  • curmudgeon
  • faultfinder
  • griper
  • grouser
  • growler
  • grumbler
  • grump
  • kicker
  • malcontent
  • moaner
  • murmurer
  • mutterer
  • sourpuss
  • whiner
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