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Thayer

[they-er, thair] /ˈθeɪ ər, θɛər/
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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  • 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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  • Are you turning your back upon the problem of your old friend, Mr. Thayer?

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  • Thayer responded, seizing Bobby's hand in his own firm clasp.

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  • It does pay us; but you can't hear yourself, Thayer, not to get any good of it.

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