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Johnston

[jon-stuh n, -suh n] /ˈdʒɒn stən, -sən/
noun
1.
Albert Sidney, 1803–62, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
2.
Joseph Eggleston, 1807–91, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
3.
Mary, 1870–1936, U.S. writer.
4.
a town in E central Rhode Island.
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  • "I will venture a rover with you, or try long-butts or hoyles," said old Johnston.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Aylward, Johnston, let your men form a harrow on either side of the ridge.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "Do not shoot outside the fifteen-score paces," cried Johnston.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "It is the Seneschal of Toulouse, with his following," said Johnston, shading his eyes with his hand.

    The White Company Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Captain Johnston did not get back to the ship for four-and-twenty hours.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper

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