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Allingham

[al-ing-uh m] /ˈæl ɪŋ əm/
noun
1.
Margery, 1904–66, English mystery writer.
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  • "You'll both have to go back to Roma in this one," said Gertrude's chauffeur to Allingham.

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  • "You don't mean to say you were kidnaped, too," cried Allingham.

    A Woman for Mayor Helen M. Winslow
  • "Just as I supposed my committee had sent for me," interposed Allingham.

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  • But Gertrude was insisting that Allingham should step in and rest, late as it was.

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  • "I'll have the office open at eight-thirty," said Allingham.

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  • Allingham handed her the slip of washed-out paper that still lay on his desk.

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  • Allingham, however, appeared at the gates and asked permission to join her.

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  • "I walk five or six miles every morning," answered Allingham.

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Allingham

/ˈælɪŋəm/
noun
1.
Margery. 1904–66, British author of detective stories, featuring Albert Campion. Her works include Tiger in the Smoke (1952) and The Mind Readers (1965)
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