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  1. Thomas, 1st Earl of Dorset,1536–1608, English statesman and poet.
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Examples from the Web for sackville

Historical Examples

  • When he had breakfasted, he left the Club and walked towards Sackville Street.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine

  • The rain was drizzling as we made our way into Sackville Street.

    Six days of the Irish Republic

    Louis Redmond-Howard

  • Sackville was astonished and not much pleased by the message.

  • With these fine principles I found Sackville Maine impressed.

    The Book of Snobs

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • That's Mrs. Sackville Maine, and that was her husband who just went away.

    The Book of Snobs

    William Makepeace Thackeray

British Dictionary definitions for sackville


  1. Thomas, 1st Earl of Dorset. 1536–1608, English poet, dramatist, and statesman. He collaborated with Thomas Norton on the early blank-verse tragedy Gorboduc (1561)
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