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Grierson

/ˈɡrɪəsən/
noun
1.
John. 1898–1972, Scottish film director. He coined the noun documentary, of which genre his Industrial Britain (1931) and Song of Ceylon (1934) are notable examples
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  • Dick, just behind grierson, heard these words and he liked them.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Skirmishers were detached from grierson's command and drove off the Southern riflemen.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • I have chosen you and Sergeant Whitley to bring grierson to our relief.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • grierson has made a great raid, even further down than we have gone.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Won't you have a whisky and soda, Mr. grierson, whilst you're waiting.

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt
  • If he lost her, he felt he would lose everything else which a grierson holds dear.

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt
  • "Come again, Mr. grierson, won't you," she said as she shook hands.

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt
  • He was a grierson, owing a duty to the family, and he could not do the thing.

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  • How could he, a grierson, take a wife from those surroundings?

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  • "I'm afraid as how the house was too quiet for Mr. grierson, mum," she wound up.

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