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Northrup

[nawr-thruh p] /ˈnɔr θrəp/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • We did have a beautiful time—Mrs. Northrup was a lovely cook.

  • The name Northrup was as the name of the devil in that household.

    The Readjustment Will Irwin
  • Mrs. Northrup lived in a cottage about a mile from Mrs. Hopkins.

    The Motor Boys Clarence Young
  • Mr. Northrup and Aunt Sarah were wonderfully polite to each other.

  • And Mr. Northrup, on one side, was always quarreling with auntie.

  • "Because it is playing with edged tools," declared Mrs. Northrup.

    Kidnapped at the Altar

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • Mrs. Northrup sprang to her feet and paced up and down the floor.

    Kidnapped at the Altar

    Laura Jean Libbey
  • When Northrup spoke, the young person turned and he saw that it was a woman.

    At the Crossroads Harriet T. Comstock
  • Once having begun to speak, Northrup was too embarrassed to stop.

    At the Crossroads Harriet T. Comstock
  • “I might be a thousand miles from home,” Northrup thought as he swung along.

    At the Crossroads Harriet T. Comstock

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