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Rawlinson

[raw-lin-suh n]
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  1. George,1812–1902, English historian.
  2. his brotherSir Henry Cres·wicke [krez-ik] /ˈkrɛz ɪk/, 1810–95, English archaeologist, diplomat, and soldier.
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Historical Examples

  • On this afternoon (October 9th) I had a message from Rawlinson.

    1914

    John French, Viscount of Ypres

  • Rawlinson reported that Capper with two brigades was still in Ghent.

    1914

    John French, Viscount of Ypres

  • Of the former divinity, Rawlinson relates an instructive myth.

    Moon Lore

    Timothy Harley

  • And to the Queen he remarked: "This is Rawlinson, who is learning to be a stenographer."

  • Was it Rawlinson, for example, whom an anxious mother was confiding to his care?

    Lover or Friend

    Rosa Nouchette Carey