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Carrington

/ˈkærɪŋtən/
noun
1.
Dora, known as Carrington. 1893–1932, British painter, engraver, and letter writer; a member of the Bloomsbury Group
2.
Peter (Alexander Rupert), 6th Baron. born 1919, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for defence (1970–74); foreign secretary (1979–82); secretary general of NATO (1984–88)
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  • "You rate him more highly than I do," said carrington, again.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • He began to inquire about other men—carrington, Farnsby, Blake.

  • carrington declared that Pitt's proposals did not go far enough.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • Mr. carrington awaited the final answer, and what did she say?

    The Right Knock

    Helen Van-Anderson
  • I was at the funeral of Mr. carrington, and I saw you several times.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • carrington had told him my father was dead, and he believed he could carry his point.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • Ah, Captain carrington, will you see me as far as the front gate?

    In Her Own Right

    John Reed Scott
  • Miss carrington looked at Macloud, quizzically, but made no comment.

    In Her Own Right

    John Reed Scott
  • On nearing the carrington house, they saw Croyden approaching.

    In Her Own Right

    John Reed Scott
  • When the two men left the carrington place, 243 darkness had fallen.

    In Her Own Right

    John Reed Scott

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