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Kirkwood

[kurk-woo d] /ˈkɜrkˌwʊd/
noun
1.
a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
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  • Washington's horse and Kirkwood's infantry formed the reserve.

  • Our family belonged to a man named Kirkwood, who was a large slave-owner.

    Biography of a Slave Charles Thompson
  • Excitedly Kirkwood touched the man's arm with a detaining hand.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Here's a sprightly subject: What are you going to do, Mr. Kirkwood?

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Kirkwood moved toward the stair-head, and drew back with a cry of disgust.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • Kirkwood could see his shamefaced, sidelong glances; and despised him properly for them.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance

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