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Schley

[slahy] /slaɪ/
noun
1.
Winfield Scott
[win-feeld] /ˈwɪnˌfild/ (Show IPA),
1839–1911, U.S. rear admiral.
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  • There are four loving cups in the Admiral Schley collection.

  • He headed for Schley with a torpedo ready in his bow over-water tube.

    Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
  • "I'll bet we get a lot of fruits," said Schley's rather calculating voice.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • Something in the nascent sophistication of Schley displeased Stover.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • All that's exaggerated; only little jack-asses like Schley are frightened by it.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • "Yes, it's a lovely day," continued Schley, in imitation of McNab.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • He had no facility for bantering of this sort, but it rather amused him to listen to Schley.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • "If you say so, all right," said Troutman, winking at Schley.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • "They think we're easy," said Muriel, with a look at Schley.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson
  • Here Schley, lend a hand; you and Troutman get her back into the carriage.

    Stover at Yale Owen Johnson

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