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[nik-uh l-suh n] /ˈnɪk əl sən/
Sir Harold George, 1886–1968, English diplomat, biographer, and journalist (husband of Victoria Mary Sackville-West).
Marjorie Hope, 1894–1981, U.S. scholar, educator, and author. Unabridged
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  • Nicolson says it was “perhaps heretofore for the use of the foresters, this part being within the forest of Inglewood.”

  • Evidently they were all agreed upon a purpose, and this Nicolson made known to me.

  • Mr. Nicolson succeeds because he treats his subject whimsically but with respect.

  • Nicolson was to be the captain of a ship which had stranded; Barlow was his mate.

  • He turned up Nicolson Street, that ran northward, past the University and the old infirmary.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • Nicolson, you're no fool; Barlow, you know how long the game can last.

  • It is with much regret that we see Mr. Nicolson severing his active services with the good old Company.

  • Mr. Nicolson has been in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company for forty years.

  • No, said Nicolson of Scorrybreck, they are still with us; but the men who fostered them are gone.

  • I stood till they passed through the long shadow of the College and turned up Nicolson Street.

    Rab and His Friends John Brown
British Dictionary definitions for Nicolson


Sir Harold (George). 1886–1968, British diplomat, politician, and author: married to Vita Sackville-West
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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