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[flan-uh-guh n] /ˈflæn ə gən/
Edward Joseph ("Father Flanagan") 1886–1948, U.S. Roman Catholic priest, born in Ireland: founder of a farm village for wayward boys. Unabridged
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  • And outside would be rosy-cheeked, brass-buttoned Mr. Flanagan, carrying Betsy home.

    Maida's Little Shop Inez Haynes Irwin
  • "The half of the children in the town is took with it," said Flanagan.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • Flanagan and one or two of us, sorely perplexed, helped him; the others stood aloof and grumbled or sneered.

    My Friend Smith Talbot Baines Reed
  • Flanagan filled a large tumbler with porter and handed it to her.

    Lady Bountiful George A. Birmingham
  • Mrs. Flanagan saw that he was obstinate, and she did not press the point.

    Tom, The Bootblack Horatio Alger

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