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Oakham

noun
  1. a market town in E central England, the administrative centre of Rutland. Pop: 9620 (2001)
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  • "Mr. Oakham, let me make this quite clear to you," said the detective sternly.

    The Shrieking Pit

    Arthur J. Rees

  • Struggling desperately for self-control Penreath turned to Mr. Oakham.

    The Shrieking Pit

    Arthur J. Rees

  • "I should like to go also, but an engagement prevents me," said Mr. Oakham.

    The Shrieking Pit

    Arthur J. Rees

  • "If it does not inconvenience you," replied Mr. Oakham politely.

    The Shrieking Pit

    Arthur J. Rees

  • "Mr. Oakham saw him this morning before coming over," said Sir Henry.

    The Shrieking Pit

    Arthur J. Rees


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