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[gresh-uh m] /ˈgrɛʃ əm/
Sir Thomas, 1519?–79, English merchant and financier.
a town in NW Oregon. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Aw, he was only telegraphing to Gresham an' Jones for some sody water syrups.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • On the same day Lieutenant-Colonel Gresham was forced by ill-health to leave us.

  • They were still talking when Colonel Gresham and his family drove in.

  • But you know what I mean, or you would if you dined out as often as I—and Mr. Gresham do.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice
  • "The Gresham Hotel," he called to his driver, as he reentered his taxi.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate Freeman Wills Crofts
  • The story goes that they fought at the gate of Gresham College.

    A Daughter of Raasay William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for Gresham


Sir Thomas. ?1519–79, English financier, who founded the Royal Exchange in London (1568)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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