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[fawk-ner] /ˈfɔk nər/
William, Faulkner, William. Unabridged
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  • Falkner did not meet him with the customary smile of welcome.

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  • There was something very appealing about him that Falkner could not fail to discern.

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  • "I should not be alive to see it, George," said Falkner gloomily.

  • Falkner, without speaking, slid his hand along the coverlet.

  • Lee made a slight gesture of warning to Falkner, of menace to the others.

  • "I'm all right, thank you," responded Falkner, with unaffected awkwardness.

  • George looked curiously at Falkner's pale face—it was burning.

  • If Falkner had been less self-conscious he would have seen it plainly.

  • "It is something," said Falkner, with an amused smile, reloading his rifle.

  • Falkner started from her side before the bird reached the ground.

British Dictionary definitions for Falkner


a variant spelling of (William) Faulkner
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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