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Ashcroft

[ash-krawft, -kroft] /ˈæʃ krɔft, -krɒft/
noun
1.
Dame Peggy (Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft) 1907–91, English actress.
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  • "They were of such consequence, I suppose," said Mrs. Ashcroft, laughing.

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    Mrs. George Cupples
  • My cousin and me we go on railroad from Revelstruck west to Ashcroft.

  • We reached Ashcroft (which was the beginning of the long trail) at sunrise.

  • I'm at Ashcroft, I am, coming on the same coach as this letter, coming to live in your home.

    A Man in the Open Roger Pocock
  • And so, in the starry middle of a night, I was met at Ashcroft.

    A Man in the Open Roger Pocock
  • It was the founding of one of the happiest homes in Ashcroft.

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  • Ashcroft selected the ice upon which the first blood was to be sprinkled.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ashcroft

Ashcroft

/ˈæʃkrɒft/
noun
1.
Dame Peggy. 1907–91, English stage and film actress
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