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[duh-ley-nee] /dəˈleɪ ni/
Shelagh [shee-luh] /ˈʃi lə/ (Show IPA), 1939–2011, English playwright. Unabridged
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  • Delaney, followed by Harry Nichols in full uniform, 189appeared.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • Shall we let Delaney have possession, and S. Behrman, and all that lot?

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • He hesitated as he glanced at the telephone wires which Delaney had cut.

    Whispering Wires Henry Leverage
  • At Guadalajara, Delaney and the sheriff descended from the freight engine.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • Scarcely twelve hours had passed when a message was brought me from Delaney to come at once to the ostrich pen.

    Sawdust & Spangles W. C. Coup
  • Sergeant Delaney, on entering the barracks, was put under arrest.

    Adventures and Recollections Bill o'th' Hoylus End
  • They then threw down some brush and we got into it, twenty persons in all, with one blanket for Mrs. Delaney and me.

  • "Oi reckon thot's the trail," said Delaney, after an examination.

    The Boy Land Boomer Ralph Bonehill
  • She looked at Mrs. Delaney, and her mother gazed solemnly at her, waiting for her to speak.

  • After that Delaney never strayed from the proper trail again.

    The Boy Land Boomer Ralph Bonehill

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