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Welles

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noun
  1. (George) Orson,1915–85, U.S. actor, director, and producer.
  2. Gideon,1802–78, U.S. journalist, legislator, and government official: Secretary of the Navy 1861–69.
  3. Sumner,1892–1961, U.S. diplomat and government official.
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  • As he neared the Welles house he heard loud and angry voices.

    Rosemary

    Josephine Lawrence

  • Dr. Welles said only an hour ago he had no more than an even chance for his life.

    No Clue

    James Hay

  • For a moment Phoebe looked, with a bewildered air, from her mother to Mr Welles.

    The Maidens' Lodge

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • If we have lost Mr Welles, we have lost him; and we must try for some one else.

    The Maidens' Lodge

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • I should feel obliged to, Mr. Welles, and I should not feel unjust.

    A Philanthropist

    Josephine Daskam


British Dictionary definitions for welles

Welles

noun
  1. (George) Orson (ˈɔːs ə n). 1915–85, US film director, actor, producer, and screenwriter. His Citizen Kane (1941) and The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) are regarded as film classics
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