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Prosser

[pros-er] /ˈprɒs ər/
noun
1.
Gabriel, 1775?–1800, U.S. leader of unsuccessful slave revolt.
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  • But maybe Mrs. Prosser won't want you since your father's turned you out.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • To Mrs. Prosser, renting a room had always the joy of renting a room.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • Mrs. Prosser's boarders were mainly past the age when they were liable to temptation.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • Miss Prosser says I'm so thoughtless, and, you see, it's quite true.

    Morag

    Janet Milne Rae
  • Miss Prosser always sends me home with Ellis when she stays to Communion.

    Morag

    Janet Milne Rae
  • Don't you remember these slippers I sewed for papa, Miss Prosser?

    Morag

    Janet Milne Rae
  • The roller expander is preferable to the Prosser in the hands of a novice.

    Farm Engines and How to Run Them James H. Stephenson
  • And now you'll have boots to go with the laces, Mr. Prosser.

    Hobson's Choice Harold Brighouse
  • The prejudices of literary Mr Prosser had slipped from his mind.

    The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse
  • It seemed to Owen that Mr Prosser was tending to get a little above himself.

    The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse

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