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Rackham

[rak-uh m] /ˈræk əm/
noun
1.
Arthur, 1867–1939, English illustrator and painter.
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  • Rackham wouldn't clinch it with his oath unless I told him your name.

    Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine
  • Luttrell told me you were both off to Rackham Park this week for Gatwick.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • I understood, too, why I was no longer invited to Rackham Park.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • Thus the little things of every day occupied the foreground of Rackham Park.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • There were two more races, but the party from Rackham Park did not wait for them.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • It was, in fact, ten o'clock when Hillyard returned to Rackham Park.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • The news had reached Rackham, as it had reached every other house in the country-side.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • The two first-named were returned to the Court of Aldermen, who elected Mr. Rackham to serve the office.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • "He's not got his license, and he's going to the Logs," says Rackham, showing his white teeth in the sun.

    Denis Dent Ernest W. Hornung
  • It was at this juncture that Rackham brought word of a contrary turn in the affairs of Denis.

    Denis Dent Ernest W. Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for Rackham

Rackham

/ˈrækəm/
noun
1.
Arthur. 1867–1939, English artist, noted for his book illustrations, esp of fairy tales
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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