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Sheldon

[shel-duh n, -dn] /ˈʃɛl dən, -dn/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • Among the others who suffered greatly by the disaster was Mr. Sheldon.

  • "There isn't any question of long runs," said Sheldon, gravely.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • "You stay where you are for another two days," commanded Sheldon.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • In the hall at the foot of the stairs Doctor Sheldon was waiting.

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • "Then I've found your job," said Sheldon heartily, clapping Peter on the back.

    The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs

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