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Maitland

[meyt-luh nd] /ˈmeɪt lənd/
noun
1.
Frederic William, 1850–1906, English jurist and legal historian.
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  • Has Lady Maitland not been in the habit of employing you, then, Geordie?

  • Not, indeed, that the squirearchy then present were at all disposed to regret Maitland's absence.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • "There was that, and something more," said Maitland, thoughtfully.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • Nor did he hear Maitland as he entered the room and drew nigh his bedside.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • "We are all in it, for the matter of that," said Maitland, with a quiet laugh.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • Worst of all, it was a career, Maitland said, that led to nothing.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • "I like Maitland's project better," said Tony, after a long night's reflection.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • This Maitland is a great 'Don;' has, apparently, fortune and station.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • "I 'll tell you why not," said Maitland, replying to the unuttered question.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for Maitland

Maitland1

/ˈmeɪtlənd/
noun
1.
a town in SE Australia, in E New South Wales: industrial centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 53 470 (2001)

Maitland2

/ˈmeɪtlənd/
noun
1.
Frederic William. 1850–1906, English legal historian
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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