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Osborne

[oz-bern, ‐bawrn, ‐bohrn] /ˈɒz bərn, ‐bɔrn, ‐boʊrn/
noun
1.
John (James) 1929–94, English playwright.
2.
Thomas Mott, 1859–1926, U.S. prison reformer.
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  • But be sure to get a written acknowledgment on each mortgage from Osborne.

    Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Mr Osborne stood before me, scrutinizing me with severe grey eyes.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • Mr Osborne took no notice of my letter, but came up at once.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • I only want your promise to let me know if you hear anything of Miss Osborne.'

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • Well, Osborne, I must come and knock you up one of these mornings.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
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Osborne

/ˈɒzbən; -ˌbɔːn/
noun
1.
John (James). 1929–94, British dramatist. His plays include Look Back in Anger (1956), containing the prototype of the angry young man, Jimmy Porter, The Entertainer (1957), and Inadmissible Evidence (1964)
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