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Wingate

/ˈwɪnˌɡeɪt/
noun
1.
Orde (Charles) (ɔːd). 1903–44, British soldier. During World War II he organized the Chindits in Burma (Myanmar) to disrupt Japanese communications. He died in an air crash
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  • After such an answer, wingate could only send him to gaol: he could not help himself.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • Another magistrate who knew him had by this time joined wingate.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • After the train had gone wingate and Captain Sol entered the station together.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mr. wingate looked his friend over, winked, and asked a question.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Say, Mr. wingate, you won't mention my fortune to a soul, will you?

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Well, between you and me, wingate, I doubt if she comes back again.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "So was that fortune business of Effie's," declared wingate.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "That's all, sir," answered wingate, and touching his cap he slouched off.

    The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
  • As he did this, wingate turned to look at him in a speculative way.

    The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
  • "I guess that fellow wingate was no good," came from Cuffer.

    The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)

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