Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the crusades; engaged in or favoring a crusade or crusades.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a crusade.

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  • verb Present participle of crusade.

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Examples

  • The fifty-nine-year-old Ickes, a newspaperman turned lawyer and progressive political activist, had made his name crusading against the Chicago utility baron Samuel Insull, whom he fought, as Time magazine observed, “bravely but utterly without result for 25 years.”

    Colossus

  • The fifty-nine-year-old Ickes, a newspaperman turned lawyer and progressive political activist, had made his name crusading against the Chicago utility baron Samuel Insull, whom he fought, as Time magazine observed, “bravely but utterly without result for 25 years.”

    Colossus

  • “Old Man of the Mountain,” famous in crusading days, was the Chief who lived on the Nusayriyah or Ansári range, a northern prolongation of the Libanus.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This important Liburnian city sent forth many cruisers in crusading days; hence the Arabs came to know its name.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Partly because public figures aren't supposed to be sexual, partly because Spitzer was known as a crusading white knight, but mainly because Americans are largely out of touch with the reality of sex today.

    Abigail Jones: Despite Feminism, Women Remain a Form of Currency

  • Justice, which made its name crusading around the world's dance festivals, lighting a blazing cross onstage while pummeling the crowd of neon fanny-packers with operatic electro-house, returns with a record that sounds like the lush prog fantasia of Yes but manicured by club-hopping control freaks.

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  • Through the summer and early autumn Urban visited a succession of prominent monasteries, including his own former house of Cluny, cultivating support for Rome and preparing the ground for the unveiling of his 'crusading' idea.

    'The Crusades'

  • Through the summer and early autumn Urban visited a succession of prominent monasteries, including his own former house of Cluny, cultivating support for Rome and preparing the ground for the unveiling of his 'crusading' idea.

    'The Crusades'

  • Through the summer and early autumn Urban visited a succession of prominent monasteries, including his own former house of Cluny, cultivating support for Rome and preparing the ground for the unveiling of his 'crusading' idea.

    'The Crusades'

  • Either way, his explicit dehumanisation of the Muslim world served as a vital catalyst to the 'crusading' cause, and further enabled him to argue that fighting against an 'alien' other was preferable to war between Christians and within Europe.

    'The Crusades'

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