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Soane

[sohn] /soʊn/
noun
1.
Sir John, 1753–1837, English architect.
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  • Soane looked after him with an uneasy expression, partly humorous.

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  • Who is that lovely being talking to the little Soane girl, Garry?

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  • This man, with only one eye, appears to be a friend of the superintendent, Soane.

    The Moonlit Way

    Robert W. Chambers
  • “Then we had better keep an eye on Soane,” growled Westmore.

    The Moonlit Way

    Robert W. Chambers
  • Barres tried to keep one eye on him and the other on Soane and Freund.

    The Moonlit Way

    Robert W. Chambers
  • Evidently he, too, was awaiting the reappearance of Soane and Freund.

    The Moonlit Way

    Robert W. Chambers
  • Had she learned what the drunken Soane meant by asserting that her name was not Soane but Fane?

    The Moonlit Way

    Robert W. Chambers
  • Soane was born in southern France, his mother French and his father English.

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  • From this reflection, however, he was roused by a new sally on Soane's part.

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  • I gave--I gave the name of Soane; and you--you assigned me the rooms.

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British Dictionary definitions for Soane

Soane

/səʊn/
noun
1.
Sir John. 1753–1837, British architect. His work includes Dulwich College Art Gallery (1811–14) and his own house in Lincoln's Inn Fields, London (1812–13), which is now the Sir John Soane's Museum
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