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[rad-ferd] /ˈræd fərd/
Arthur William, 1896–1973, U.S. admiral: chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff 1953–57.
a town in SW Virginia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Radford Leicester never died, really died—he only pretended.

    The Man Who Rose Again Joseph Hocking
  • The door was closed, but Miss Radford verified this before proceeding.

    Love at Paddington W. Pett Ridge
  • Radford Leicester's spirit possessed them; the man's cool and confident cynicism attracted them.

    The Man Who Rose Again Joseph Hocking
  • Radford rushed up to him and fired point-blank again and again.

    Stingaree E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • We communicated with the other vessels, Captain Radford promising to lead, and urging them to follow closely in his wake.

    The Golden Grasshopper W.H.G. Kingston
  • Mrs. Radford sat down again, large and impressive and aloof.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • He told his friend Speed he wanted Radford to show fight so that he might "knock him down and leave him kicking."

    Lincoln's Yarns and Stories Alexander K. McClure
  • We agreed that I should speak forthwith to Captain Radford on the subject.

    The Golden Grasshopper W.H.G. Kingston
  • I'll do all that a woman may, Radford; but only God can make a man truly good.

    The Man Who Rose Again Joseph Hocking

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