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Ninian

/ˈnɪnjən/
noun
1.
Saint. ?360–?432 ad, the first known apostle of Scotland; built a stone church (candida casa) at Whithorn on his native Solway; preached to the Picts. Feast day: Sept 16
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  • But ninian and Mary were on their way down to the boats, and so he did not get far.

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  • And then she turned to kiss ninian, who pushed a sleepy face against hers.

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  • Gilbert summoned Roger and Henry and ninian to a solemn council.

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  • The Dean had talked largely to ninian on the subject of his career.

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  • But ninian had as little desire to be a priest as he had to be an ambassador.

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  • I'd give the world to go with you and ninian and Roger, but I'll have to do what he wants.

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  • I've taught it to ninian, but he persists in calling it the Bloody Awful, which is low.

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  • "Here he is," he heard Gilbert shout to ninian as the train drew up.

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  • We're tired of females, ninian and I, and Mary's very femaley at present.

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  • "I can't understand a man marrying a woman like that," ninian said.

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