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[reed] /rid/
Charles, 1814–84, English novelist. Unabridged
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  • The result of the difficulty, however, was the cancelling of Mr. Reade's appointment by the home government.

    Wilmot and Tilley James Hannay
  • Stott pushed past the agitated Mrs. Reade, and went into the sitting-room.

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
  • I hope I may not be thought impertinent in intruding here a reminiscence of Reade which seems characteristic of his sweeter side.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • Reade had a poet's recognition for the greatness of his own time.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • "And the material, even if delivered within the promised time, is still two days away," remarked Reade.

    The Young Engineers in Arizona H. Irving Hancock
  • "I guess we'll have a light breakfast this morning," hinted Reade.

  • "You can't help his thinking what he likes," said Mrs. Reade, with a gleam of mockery in her bright eyes.

  • "It doesn't seem as cold in here as you'd expect to find it," murmured Reade.

  • With the impetuosity which distinguished him in such matters, Reade flung himself into the conflict.

    Recollections David Christie Murray
  • Mr. Reade shows that he had been for thirty years engaged in this trade in parchment.

    Immortal Memories Clement Shorter
British Dictionary definitions for Reade


Charles. 1814–84, English novelist: author of The Cloister and the Hearth (1861), a historical romance
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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