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Trenchard

[tren-chahrd, -cherd] /ˈtrɛn tʃɑrd, -tʃərd/
noun
1.
Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount, 1873–1956, British Royal Air Force marshal.
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  • It was his duty to himself to take offence at Mr. Trenchard's action.

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  • Trenchard shut one eye and owlishly surveyed his companion with the other.

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  • "You will do well, sir," said the Duke, and was shocked that Trenchard should laugh at such a moment.

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  • "Faith, you are right, Mr. Trenchard," said the Duke with a laugh.

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  • Indeed, he found Mr. Trenchard a most pleasant and facetious gentleman.

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  • Trenchard, who was standing by the long table, leaned forward now.

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  • But nimble Mr. Trenchard was easily master of the situation.

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  • "Tis how I should myself describe it," answered Trenchard without shame.

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  • "It is our wish to hear this lady out, Mr. Trenchard," the Duke reproved him.

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  • "As you will," said Trenchard, and was careful not to ask her how she came by her knowledge.

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British Dictionary definitions for Trenchard

Trenchard

/ˈtrɛntʃɑːd/
noun
1.
Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount. 1873–1956, British air marshal, who as chief of air staff (1918, 1919–27) and marshal of the RAF (1927–29) established the RAF as a fully independent service. As commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (1931–35) he founded the police college at Hendon
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