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Staines

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noun
  1. a town in Surrey, SE England, on the Thames River near Heathrow airport.
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Examples from the Web for staines

Historical Examples

  • Dr. van Heerden did not hurry his departure from his Staines house.

    The Green Rust

    Edgar Wallace

  • "And you were to be friends till death," said Staines, with a sigh.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade

  • To stop him, Staines requested to feel his pulse, and examine his tongue and eye.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade

  • Staines said nothing; he only quickened his pace; but he was greatly disturbed.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade

  • In forty-eight hours more a brougham waited at Mrs. Staines's door.

    A Simpleton

    Charles Reade


British Dictionary definitions for staines

Staines

noun
  1. a town in SE England, in N Surrey on the River Thames. Pop: 50 538 (2001)
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