Definition of C B Fry from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


C B Fry

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Charles Burgess Fry (1872-1956) one of the greatest English sportsmen of all time. He represented England in international cricket, football and athletics (= sports including running and jumping). He held the world record (= best performance) for the long jump for 21 years, and was the first person in the history of cricket to score 100 runs (= points) six times in a row.