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Conybeare

noun
  1. William Daniel. 1787–1857, British geologist. He summarized all that was known about rocks at the time in Outlines of the Geology of England and Wales (1822)
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Examples from the Web for conybeare

Historical Examples

  • Conybeare did not translate the episode of the swimming-match.

    The Translations of Beowulf

    Chauncey Brewster Tinker

  • It was from Conybeare, sent off from two stations up the line.

    Mammon and Co.

    E. F. Benson

  • Good-bye, Alice; Conybeare and I will look in on you after our dinner.

    Mammon and Co.

    E. F. Benson

  • Conybeare let his eye travel slowly down a reach of the Thames.

    Mammon and Co.

    E. F. Benson

  • "Lady Conybeare said that simply no one was coming to-morrow night," she said.

    Mammon and Co.

    E. F. Benson


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