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Trueman

noun
  1. Freddy, full name Frederick Sewards Trueman . 1931–2006, English cricketer; a fast bowler, he played for Yorkshire (1949–68) and England (1952–65); first bowler to take 300 test match wickets
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Historical Examples

  • She said plain to me that Trueman never could seem to get along without her.

    Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 4.

    Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)

  • Mr. Trueman, the shipowner, gave Tom employment, and has proved a friend to him.

    An Outcast

    F. Colburn Adams

  • "I should rather not speak of her at all," said Miss Trueman severely.

    Julia The Apostate

    Josephine Daskam

  • Sometimes Mr. Trueman went with him, and once Carl went along.

  • "They're not afraid of the Jarrot cars, King," returned Trueman.