Allingham

[al-ing-uh m]
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Contemporary Examples of allingham

  • In that sense, it appears Allingham not only defied his statistical life span, but longevity science as well.

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    How to Live Forever

    Casey Schwartz

    July 29, 2009

  • Whenever someone lives as long as Allingham did, others are eager to learn his secret.

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    How to Live Forever

    Casey Schwartz

    July 29, 2009

Historical Examples of allingham

  • "If popularity is all you think of, yes," answered Allingham.

    A Woman for Mayor

    Helen M. Winslow

  • Allingham, however, appeared at the gates and asked permission to join her.

    A Woman for Mayor

    Helen M. Winslow

  • Allingham handed her the slip of washed-out paper that still lay on his desk.

    A Woman for Mayor

    Helen M. Winslow

  • But Gertrude was insisting that Allingham should step in and rest, late as it was.

    A Woman for Mayor

    Helen M. Winslow

  • She rang the bell for the stenographer, and Allingham turned to go.

    A Woman for Mayor

    Helen M. Winslow


British Dictionary definitions for allingham

Allingham

noun
  1. Margery. 1904–66, British author of detective stories, featuring Albert Campion. Her works include Tiger in the Smoke (1952) and The Mind Readers (1965)
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