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Sheridan

[sher-i-dn] /ˈʃɛr ɪ dn/
noun
1.
Philip Henry, 1831–88, Union general in the Civil War.
2.
Richard Brinsley
[brinz-lee] /ˈbrɪnz li/ (Show IPA),
1751–1816, Irish dramatist and political leader.
3.
a city in N Wyoming.
4.
a male given name.
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  • When we got there, it was too late, for already some time had passed since Mr. Sheridan saw Bedr.

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  • Just at that minute, by the worst of luck, Mr. Sheridan passed.

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  • You know how foolish and cruel he was about Mr. Sheridan on the ship.

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  • Note 18: Mr. Robinson was educated at Harrow, and was a contemporary of Mr. Sheridan.

  • At Mr. Sheridan's earnest entreaties, I recited some passages from Shakespeare.

British Dictionary definitions for Sheridan

Sheridan

/ˈʃɛrɪdən/
noun
1.
Philip Henry. 1831–88, American Union cavalry commander in the Civil War. He forced Lee's surrender to Grant (1865)
2.
Richard Brinsley (ˈbrɪnzlɪ). 1751–1816, Irish dramatist, politician, and orator, noted for his comedies of manners The Rivals (1775), School for Scandal (1777), and The Critic (1779)
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