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Nasmyth

/ˈneɪsmɪθ/
noun
1.
James. 1808–90, British engineer; inventor of the steam hammer (1839)
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  • nasmyth was half-asleep when the cook and the leader of the gang came in.

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  • It was, however, important that nasmyth should be able to find the tree.

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  • nasmyth nodded, for this was a thing he had discovered already.

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  • “They did,” said nasmyth, who was pleased to recall the fact.

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  • In fact, he was generally more or less courteous to nasmyth.

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  • nasmyth said he thought he did, and then, with a certain diffidence, he changed the subject.

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  • She was, however, not looking at them, but watching nasmyth with thoughtful eyes.

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  • nasmyth frowned, though she saw a little glow kindle in his eyes.

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  • I wonder,” said nasmyth reflectively, “what made you fancy that?

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  • nasmyth fancied that this was correct, though, as he had admitted, he could give no reason for it.

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