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Greenough

[gree-noh] /ˈgri noʊ/
noun
1.
Horatio, 1805–52, U.S. sculptor.
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  • Mrs. Greenough replied, "That is just what I was about to say, Sir," and went on with her testimony.

  • Mrs. Greenough was delighted to see me, and treated me like a son.

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  • Is there any wrong, you dear Greenough, you would forgive where a woman is concerned?

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  • "I didn't think of taking a boy to board," said Mrs. Greenough.

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  • "I shall be very glad to help you, Mrs. Greenough," I added.

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  • Mrs. Greenough's curiosity was excited, and I told her all I knew about my past history.

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  • I hastened to my dinner, and reached Mrs. Greenough's rather late.

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  • I gave him the address of Mrs. Greenough, and told him where I was at work.

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  • Will you allow me to take care of him in my room, Mrs. Greenough?

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  • Mrs. Greenough had given me a dose of valerian, which she said would do him good.

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British Dictionary definitions for Greenough

Greenough

/ˈɡriːnəʊ/
noun
1.
George Bellas. 1778–1855, English geologist, founder of the Geological Society of London
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