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Tennant

[ten-uh nt] /ˈtɛn ənt/
noun
1.
Smithson, 1761–1815, English chemist: discoverer of osmium and iridium.
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  • My compliments to Mrs. Tennant, and all the good folks in Glenconnel and Barguharrie.

  • I've been discussing a little matter of business with Miss Tennant.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • But even at this juncture Miss Tennant could not speak the truth.

    IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
  • “This is why,” said Tennant, and drew a letter from his pocket.

    A Young Man in a Hurry Robert W. Chambers
  • Sunshine, blue sky, and the perfume of the wistaria were too much for Tennant.

    A Young Man in a Hurry Robert W. Chambers
  • Tennant, with a dozen men, is now beating the upper plantations.

    The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
  • Look at Tennant, hes chucked his job and no one wanted to take off anything.

    Chains Elizabeth Baker
  • And thats what would happen to you if you went, Wilson, and thatll be the end of Tennant.

    Chains Elizabeth Baker

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