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[toun-zuh nd] /ˈtaʊn zənd/
Francis Everett, 1867–1960, U.S. physician and proposer of the Townsend plan. Unabridged
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  • Townsend advanced toward her, certain that she must be the proprietress of the High Light.

    The Plunderer Roy Norton
  • Comment on such "art" as Professor Townsend's is not necessary.

    The Verbalist Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
  • Townsend, you'd better send off your groom to warn your battery!

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • On the 23d of July, the fleet set sail from the harbor of Townsend.

  • "This has certainly been my lucky day," said Townsend as the party broke up.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

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