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[surl] /sɜrl/
Ronald (William Fordham)
[fawr-duh m,, fohr-] /ˈfɔr dəm,, ˈfoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
1920–2011, British cartoonist and artist. Unabridged
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  • Searle hastened forward, picked up the crop and, with a particular courtesy that became him, handed it back to the rider.

    A Passionate Pilgrim Henry James
  • On entering they found that Mr. Searle was disengaged, and were at once shown into his office.

    Dorothy's Double G. A. Henty
  • He took off his hat with mock courtesy to poor Captain Searle, as he passed him.

    Peter the Whaler W.H.G. Kingston
  • Searle, although a little pale and nervous, was all life and gaiety.

  • Mrs. Searle noted the change in her master, and administered her favorite medicine, Fan, with increasing frequency.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • Searle stood watching her; the servant, as he passed us, touched his hat.

    A Passionate Pilgrim Henry James
  • Mr. Searle eyed his audience a moment gaugingly; he held the balance as to measure his resources.

    A Passionate Pilgrim Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for Searle


Ronald (William Fordham). 1920–2011, British cartoonist, best known as the creator of the schoolgirls of St Trinian's
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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