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Wilmot

[wil-muh t] /ˈwɪl mət/
noun
1.
David, 1814–68, U.S. politician and jurist: congressman 1845–51; senator 1861–63.
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  • Miss Wilmot expressed her feelings on the subject almost as openly.

  • Yes, I know; it was there I parted from my servant--from this man Wilmot.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • In the very place where you parted from this Mr. Wilmot, sir.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • I am unfit to be the associate of an honest man,' Miss Wilmot says to you.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • That fellow Wilmot fairly dashed her brains out, and a good job, too!

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • Wilmot himself confessed that he had not been near the standard compass for an hour.

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • There was nothing very remarkable about Colonel Wilmot Edge.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • The "Wilmot proviso" was for some years the watchword of the anti-extensionists.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam
  • With too much facility Wilmot gave hopes which he could not realise.

  • At the next sitting of the council Wilmot proposed to pass the estimates.

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