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Cressida

noun Cres·si·da \ˈkre-sə-də\

Definition of CRESSIDA

:  a Trojan woman of medieval legend who pledges herself to Troilus but while a captive of the Greeks gives herself to Diomedes
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First Known Use of CRESSIDA

14th century

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