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[steel] /stil/
Sir Richard, 1672–1729, English essayist, journalist, dramatist, and political leader; born in Ireland.
Mount, a mountain in SW Yukon Territory, Canada, on the Alaska border in the St. Elias Range. 16,644 feet (5074 meters). Unabridged
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  • Here Thackeray has borrowed not only Steele's voice, but his very trick of speech.

  • "'" I used the word 'dream' in my letter to Miss Steele for want of a better word.

    Telepathy W. W. Baggally
  • Of the two officers Steele was the senior in years and in length of service.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • "It does n't do them any good if they are," said Mrs. Steele, decisively.

    Hooking Watermelons Edward Bellamy
  • I mention these to show the type of stuff Steele is willing to disseminate—if he is paid for it.

    Secret Armies John L. Spivak
British Dictionary definitions for Steele


Sir Richard. 1672–1729, British essayist and dramatist, born in Ireland; with Joseph Addison he was the chief contributor to the periodicals The Tatler (1709–11) and The Spectator (1711–12)
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