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[wey-ver-lee] /ˈweɪ vər li/
a city in New South Wales, SE Australia, near Sydney. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The instant he heard Waverley's voice, he started up and embraced him.

    Waverley Sir Walter Scott
  • The Baron Bradwardine, in Waverley, is authority for the word.

  • Nor was he undeceived by Waverley's neglecting all hints and openings for an explanation.

    Waverley Sir Walter Scott
  • Nothing at first could seem to be a greater contrast with Waverley than this tale.

    Sir Walter Scott George Saintsbury
  • The most delightful of all dogs are those rough-haired Scotch deerhounds the author of "Waverley" loved so well.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • It is all because the world has changed a good deal since Waverley's time.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • It is plain that when we say "the author of Waverley is the author of Marmion," the is expresses identity.

  • Frequent mention is made of Heber in the notes to the Waverley novels.

    The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts
  • On these he bestowed great applause, to which Waverley judged it prudent to make a very general reply.

    Waverley Sir Walter Scott
  • To have sympathised with Waverley would have been bad policy.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest

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