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Laing

[lang] /læŋ/
noun
1.
R(onald) D(avid) 1927–1989, British psychiatrist and author, born in Scotland.
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  • Maccarthy liked Laing's proposal and submitted it to the council.

  • So far as Laing could ascertain Timmannee is divided into three districts.

  • Laing arrived at Timbuctoo on the 18th August, 1826, and recovered from his wounds.

  • It is not anything that you have said, Mrs. Laing, but my own thoughts that are worrying me, he said.

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  • The whole story is yours, not mine, Mrs. Laing, she said quietly.

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  • Mrs. Laing may change her mind, too, not for the first time.

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  • Now, Mrs. Laing, it will be wiser to speak in plain language.

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  • Mrs. Laing went to the Foreign Office, and claimed to be engaged to Warden.

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British Dictionary definitions for Laing

Laing

/leɪŋ/
noun
1.
R(onald) D(avid). 1927–89, Scottish psychiatrist; his best known books include The Divided Self (1960), The Politics of Experience and the Bird of Paradise (1967), and Knots (1970)
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