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Grenfell

[gren-fel]
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noun
  1. Sir Wilfred Thom·a·son [tom-uh-suh n] /ˈtɒm ə sən/, 1865–1940, English physician and missionary in Labrador and Newfoundland.
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Examples from the Web for grenfell

Historical Examples

  • Pale and quivering with anger, Grenfell could not utter a word.

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • No; he certainly did not seem to like Grenfell, though he owned he did not know him.

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • "She is exceedingly beautiful, however," said Grenfell, smiling.

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • "It is a cheap friendship after all," said Grenfell, laughing.

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • Will you give us your company at dinner to-morrow, Mr. Grenfell?

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for grenfell

Grenfell

noun
  1. Joyce, real name Joyce Irene Phipps. 1910–79, British comedy actress and writer
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