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Neill

/niːl/
noun
1.
A(lexander) S(utherland). 1883–1973, Scottish educationalist and writer, who put his progressive educational theories into practice at Summerhill school (founded 1921)
2.
Sam. born 1947, New Zealand film and television actor; his work includes the television series Reilly, Ace of Spies, (1983) and the films My Brilliant Career (1979), Dead Calm (1989), Jurassic Park (1993), and The Piano (1993)
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  • What if neill Sheridan, poking about alone with a candle, could see through that veil?

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
  • neill records that the troops did not reach the Minnesota River until September.

    Old Fort Snelling Marcus L. Hansen
  • neill's division was on the left of Smith's troops, and did not advance as far.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
  • General neill was injured by the fall of his horse, which was shot.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
  • “Why, neill, you have been smoking,” said the first lieutenant.

    Peter Simple Frederick Marryat
  • If the extraordinary menace of the man appalled neill he gave no sign of it.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • "I don't quite see how you can help it, Mr. neill," she answered.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • neill leaped back in a spatter of bullets that rained round him.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • I think I'll accept your offer to see me to the hotel, Mr. neill.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine

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