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Ellison

[el-uh-suh n] /ˈɛl ə sən/
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1.
Ralph (Waldo) [wawl-doh,, wol-] /ˈwɔl doʊ,, ˈwɒl-/ (Show IPA), 1914–1994, U.S. novelist, essayist, and lecturer.
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  • "Well, nobody's breakin' of it, as I know of," said Mrs. Ellison.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • He thought that it was no merit in Ellison to be fond of her.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • "Or durn fool for Jack Roberts," countered Ellison promptly.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • "By dog, you give a sure-enough good show," exploded Ellison.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • He asked no questions now, but waited for Ellison to develop the situation.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine

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