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Younghusband

/ˈjʌŋˌhʌsbənd/
noun
1.
Sir Francis Edward. 1863–1942, British explorer, mainly of N India and Tibet. He used military force to compel the Dalai Lama to sign (1904) a trade agreement with Britain
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  • Lieutenant Knowles was killed, and Colonel younghusband was wounded.

  • younghusband is a gallant man, a type of the noblest that a people can produce.

  • Seize Mrs. younghusband, and Mrs. Snuffers, and Mrs. Doubleday, all three!

    Quodlibet John P. Kennedy
  • He's been in Tibet; was one of younghusband's interpreters in nineteen-four.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
  • To-morrow the Amban himself comes to meet Colonel younghusband.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • younghusband was the first to welcome me and the last to say good-bye; I was soon to see him again in Srinagar.

  • To give him countenance, and in accordance with the Policy, Captain younghusband was sent to the country with a hundred bayonets.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • younghusband, who perhaps got his information at the bar of the Manila Club, describes them as “monsters of lechery.”

  • In charge of the escort were younghusband and Gough, and I begged leave at the last moment.

    The Disputed V.C. Frederick P. Gibbon
  • But next to Colonel younghusband in robes of bright blue silk sat the Amban.

    To Lhassa at Last Powell Millington

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