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Beresford

/ˈbɛrɪsˌfəd/
noun
1.
Bruce. born 1940, Australian film director. His films include The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972), Breaker Morant (1980), Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and Evelyn (2002)
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  • However, let's get every shred of evidence before we let beresford open.

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  • "That's beresford to the rescue," said Castellan, in a not over-cheerful voice.

    The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
  • If not impressed, beresford was at least interested and temporarily checked.

    Sonia Married Stephen McKenna
  • Canon beresford, our rector, is no more enthusiastic about such things than I am.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • But I'm going to make old beresford's life a burden till he gets up in the Lords and takes that speech back—publicly.

  • That outrageous brat of beresford's ought to be soundly whipped.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • In February 1809 beresford was given the task of reorganizing the Portuguese army.

  • I wanted to get a hold of beresford to-day, but hear that he has gone to Iceland.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • She looked up a little negligently without releasing beresford's hand.

    Sonia Married Stephen McKenna
  • Well, as long as the cheering went on Miss beresford stood and smiled at them.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham

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