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Buckner

[buhk-ner] /ˈbʌk nər/
noun
1.
Simon Bolivar
[bol-uh-ver] /ˈbɒl ə vər/ (Show IPA),
1823–1914, U.S. Confederate general and politician.
2.
his son, Simon Bolivar, Jr. 1886–1945, U.S. general.
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  • So I went to Judge Buckner's office and borrowed his stenographer.

  • Wallace held his line, and Pillow sent to Buckner to advance.

    From Fort Henry to Corinth Manning Ferguson Force
  • Certainly, the valuable package was not concealed upon the person of Buckner.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • "But I didn't take it, and that's all I have to say about it," answered Buckner, decidedly.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Buckner had taken the package from the counter, Nick had pursued him, and the money was not found.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Nick could not have seen Buckner after the money was stolen, unless he visited him in the lock-up.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • No one saw Buckner take the money, according to your evidence, except Nick.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • "On the contrary I was satisfied that Buckner stole it," interposed Cornwood.

    Up the River Oliver Optic

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