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Herriot

[e-ryoh] /ɛˈryoʊ/
noun
1.
Édouard
[ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA),
1872–1957, French statesman, political leader, and author.
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  • It was not the bearded giant called Herriot, but another, Jeremy was sure.

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  • Herriot looked up and called him gruffly but not unkindly, the boy thought.

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  • Two of the figures were very well known to him—Bonnet and Herriot.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • "Ye'll stay there a while, till we sail again," Herriot remarked as he departed.

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  • Bonnet had been talking to Herriot with quick gestures and pointings.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • Herriot, going below, heard the details of the duel from the Captain's own lips.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • Bonnet ordered Herriot to stand off to starboard for a broadside.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • Greystock had promised that there should be no severity, and Herriot had come.

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  • Selma Cross, who is playing at the Herriot, wanted to know where you were.

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  • She called him back, "Come and see me—at my best—at the Herriot—won't you?"

    She Buildeth Her House Will Comfort
British Dictionary definitions for Herriot

Herriot

noun
1.
(French) (ɛrjo). Édouard (edwar). 1872–1957, French Radical statesman and writer; premier (1924–25; 1932)
2.
(ˈhɛrɪət). James. real name James Alfred Wight. 1916–95, British veterinary surgeon and writer. His books based on his experiences in Yorkshire have been adapted for television and films
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