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Ashe

[ash] /æʃ/
noun
1.
Arthur (Robert, Jr) 1943–93, U.S. tennis player.
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  • Her letter to Miss Ashe was a masterpiece of pathetic pleading.

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  • Then Miss Ashe raised her head, and the children followed suit.

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  • Miss Ashe would not allow a glimmer of a smile to show in her face or eyes.

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  • But at that moment Anna came in to say Miss Ashe was wanted, and the conversation had to end.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • At dinner Miss Ashe was struck by the air of gravity which hung over them.

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  • Miss Ashe, who had paused in what she was doing, listened attentively.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • "She found it without much difficulty," Mr. Ashe said, smiling.

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  • "Yes, you are to have whatever you need, Honey," Mr. Ashe interrupted.

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  • It's to be a surprise party—that is, Mr. Ashe isn't to know a thing about it.

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  • "But it hasn't been a little, Mr. Ashe," Mrs. Parker insisted.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ashe

Ashe

/æʃ/
noun
1.
Arthur (Robert). 1943–93, US tennis player: US champion 1968; Wimbledon champion 1975
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