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Godolphin

[goh-dol-fin, guh-] /goʊˈdɒl fɪn, gə-/
noun
1.
Sidney, 1st Earl of, 1645–1712, English statesman and financier.
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  • Master Godolphin sat down, crossed his legs and placed his hat on his knee.

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  • The fact that Godolphin was slain, it must be confessed, was not in itself the source of his oppression.

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  • He met none until he fetched up in the courtyard at Godolphin Court.

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  • That the slayer was wounded indeed we know, since there was blood upon Godolphin's sword.

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  • I have not been the same man these months, I think, since that happening in Godolphin Park.

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  • Actors don't jump at plays, and Godolphin is the one man for me.

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  • Louise pulled Maxwell convulsively to a halt, for the man was Godolphin.

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  • If Godolphin thinks she is too prominent, you ought to trust his instinct.

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  • Godolphin's letter came at last, with many excuses for his delay.

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  • Ah, you didn't like my opening Godolphin's letter when it came!

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British Dictionary definitions for Godolphin

Godolphin

/ɡəˈdɒlfɪn/
noun
1.
Sidney. 1st Earl of Godolphin. 1645–1712, English statesman; as Lord Treasurer, he managed the financing of Marlborough's campaigns in the War of the Spanish Succession
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