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Wyndham

[win-duh m] /ˈwɪn dəm/
noun
1.
John (John Benyon Harris) 1903–69, British science-fiction writer.
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  • Wyndham nodded, and Paul understood too well what "gone" meant.

    The Hero of Garside School J. Harwood Panting
  • He'll get a second opinion, if necessary; and we've signalled the news to Wyndham in full.

  • This last subject was one of intense interest to young Wyndham.

    The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed
  • The note of pain in Wyndham's voice made the other look at him questioningly.

  • Half an hour later, Mr. Wyndham re-appeared in the drawing-room, with a calm face that hid his secret guilt well.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming
  • Trivial details—but for Wyndham each was a jewel beyond price.

  • The captain went and begged for admission to Wyndham's cabin.

    A Life For a Love L. T. Meade
  • He faced Wyndham squarely now and a dull flush mounted to his temples.

  • He was rather angry with young Chisholm, because he was persuaded Wyndham had not seen the buoy.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss
  • The boy before him was Wyndham, one of the ringleaders on the other side.

    The Hero of Garside School J. Harwood Panting
British Dictionary definitions for Wyndham

Wyndham

/ˈwɪndəm/
noun
1.
John, pseudonym of John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. 1903–69, British writer of science fiction novels and stories. His works include The Day of the Triffids (1951), The Kraken Wakes (1953), and The Midwich Cuckoos (1957)
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