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

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt
  • grierson was made a prisoner, but was killed by a Georgia rifleman.

    Stories Of Georgia Joel Chandler Harris
  • This expedition was skillfully conducted and reflects great credit on Colonel grierson and all of his command.

  • Murray, Wilson, grierson and Huguet concurred in my views, and it was so settled.

    1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • (continued Mr grierson), the only thing remarkable is, that he has been as fortunate a man as he was a thochtless laddie.

  • "It's the house of grierson that should rejoice," he said longingly.

    Sally of Missouri R. E. Young
  • According to this, Jim said to Mr. grierson, we can run a week.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
  • I hearn Unc' Bernique tellin' you abaout that grierson letter.

    Sally of Missouri R. E. Young
  • He had journeyed by Perth to spend the night preceding under the roof of his kind friend Mr. grierson, in the manse of Errol.

  • I have chosen you and Sergeant Whitley to bring grierson to our relief.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler

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