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a British railway timetable, published annually from 1839 to 1961
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C19: named after its original publisher, George Bradshaw (1801–53)
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  • There is a train at half-past nine, said I, glancing over my bradshaw.

  • Gurwood went out with bradshaw, which he had better not have done.

    The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) Charles C. F. Greville
  • He and bradshaw had strayed way behind the rest of the party.

    The Chalice Of Courage Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Mr. bradshaw called the day after the party, but did not see her.

    The Guardian Angel Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • It would make even six months' life as jocular as bradshaw's Railway Guide or the dietary of a prison.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke

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