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Daventry

/ˈdævəntrɪ/
noun
1.
a town in central England, in Northamptonshire: light industries, site of an important international radio transmitter. Pop: 21 731 (2001)
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  • Will you mind if daventry and I talk a little shop to-night?

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • "I feel sure he thinks her innocent," said daventry, still almost with heat.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • "I wonder what she made of it," daventry said, with softness in his voice.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • "Hyde Park is bringing me illusions to-night," said daventry.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • He took daventry for his companion; she had the child for hers.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • daventry was standing close to her, but, with a glance at his friend, moved away.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • "A lot of the clever ones are going to-morrow," said daventry.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • There was no reason why he should have been drawn to them for Mrs. Clarke's sake, or even for daventry's.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • She continued to go often to Beattie and daventry, consolidated her friendship with them.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • For reasons which daventry did not enter into Beattie could never now hope to have a child.

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