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Braintree

[breyn-tree] /ˈbreɪnˌtri/
noun
1.
a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
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  • “Wum idea calling an island fwesh,” said Braintree, giggling.

    Parkhurst Boys Talbot Baines Reed
  • Warthah,” said Braintree, “except my wifle to let fly at the seagulls with.

    Parkhurst Boys Talbot Baines Reed
  • Braintree obeyed, and managed with difficulty to reach the ledge.

    Parkhurst Boys Talbot Baines Reed
  • By this time, Abel had set Braintree's arms completely at liberty.

  • It appeared that Braintree's escape had been discovered sooner than he expected.

  • He fancied, too, that the rider bore some resemblance to Braintree.

  • But whether the man were Braintree or another, it was clear that all was not right.

  • I then was at my father's in Braintree, and awoke out of my sleep in the midst of it.

    Abigail Adams and Her Times

    Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards

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