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In it, Shields plays a celebrated author who travels to Europe to purchase a castle and ends up meeting a romantic lead in the form of a crotchety Scotsman, played by “The Princess Bride” star Cary Elwes.
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In “Flood Stories,” the site of return is a cramped cabin that a woman named Lottie shares with her somewhat crotchety mother, who’s always grousing that she’s too flighty or ungrateful.
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These men are crotchety, opinioned creatures of habit, great characters in their own right, though their dogs steal the show, as dogs so often do.
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I took that jelly to a crotchety old patient of mine who is boarding, and reviles all the jelly his nurse buys for him.
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Taking up a residence in the tangled shrubbery or thickety undergrowth, it immediately begins to scold like a crotchety old wren.
BIRD NEIGHBORSNELTJE BLANCHAN
Neither do they dote madly on their crotchety uncles in the slippers and dressing-gowns of 78.
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The most crotchety member of the intellectual community might find his own hobby in those stables.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The proportion of crotchety agitators among the population of foreign birth we believe to be actually less than among the natives.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOLUME 20. DECEMBER, 1877.VARIOUS
When kept as pets they become very tame, though some are crotchety tempered, and bite severely.
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Susanna, plain and a little crotchety, who had never had a sweetheart to coax the thin lips into smiles.
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