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Waite

[weyt] /weɪt/
noun
1.
Morrison Remick
[rem-ik] /ˈrɛm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
1816–88, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1874–88.
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  • Physically I am 98 found to be very good by measure and Waite.

    Turn About Eleanor Ethel M. Kelley
  • I attend, and shall account it Honour to Waite on your returne.

    The Lady of Pleasure

    James Shirley
  • But for the foole now, that should Waite on me, And breake me jeasts.

    The Lady of Pleasure

    James Shirley
  • Hawley had in some manner, then, got into communication with Waite, and was threatening him.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • Waite opened it hastily, running his eyes over the contents.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • Waite swore audibly, his eyes never once deserting the girl's face.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • Waite, of course, knew these facts, but probably they were never told to the children.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • Besides, as the doctor says, we've got to take care of Waite.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • Mr. Waite and Mr. Haines, the taxidermist, were rowed ashore.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • The Beaubien and Father Waite remained some moments in silence.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
British Dictionary definitions for Waite

Waite

/weɪt/
noun
1.
Terry, full name Terence Hardy Waite. born 1939, British special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury, who negotiated the release of Western hostages held in the Middle East before being taken hostage himself (1987–91) in Lebanon
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