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Urquhart

[ur-kert, -kahrt] /ˈɜr kərt, -kɑrt/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas, 1611–60, Scottish author and translator.
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  • Urquhart said that he was going away shortly, at least he supposed he should.

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  • Urquhart's been very reasonable about this business of Lingen's.

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  • Well, said Urquhart, he could promise her that she should not be that.

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  • Urquhart accepted it as a commonplace, and sought his gospel elsewhere.

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  • Mabel was urgent with her sister to join the party at Peltry when Urquhart was there.

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  • "That's what I wanted to know," said Urquhart, and remained silent for a while.

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  • Urquhart was asked for a Sunday—on Lancelot's account—but couldn't come, or said so at least.

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  • Arriving to-morrow say ten-thirty for an hour or so, Urquhart.

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Urquhart

/ˈɜːkət/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas. 1611–60, Scottish author and translator of Rabelais' Gargantua and Pantagruel (1653; 1693)
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