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Mellon

[mel-uh n] /ˈmɛl ən/
noun
1.
Andrew William, 1855–1937, U.S. financier: Secretary of the Treasury 1921–32.
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  • He may even have suggested it to Mellon after Mellon had taken a dose of the drugged wine.

    Unwise Child Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Vaneski jumped back and shot before Mellon even hit the floor.

    Unwise Child Gordon Randall Garrett
  • “I diagnose it as a physician,” Mellon said in the same dry, earnest tone.

    Unwise Child Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Mrs. Mellon was on the platform clasping a fan in her gloved hands.

    The Outrage Annie Vivanti
  • Mrs. Mellon must have seen it—were the culprits not in the first row?

    The Outrage Annie Vivanti

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