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Thayer

[they-er, thair]
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noun
  1. Sylvanus,1785–1872, U.S. army officer and educator.
  2. William Roscoe,1859–1923, U.S. historian and author.
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  • As if he had been pleading his own cause, Thayer's voice was full of earnest eagerness.

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  • Thayer broke the silence which followed, and his accent was resonant again.

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  • Mr. Thayer, do you realize that it is two months since I have heard you sing?

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    Anna Chapin Ray

  • For the once, Thayer had made no effort to avoid rousing his antagonism.

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  • Crossing the room, Thayer laid his hand on the boy's shoulder.

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