Allingham

[al-ing-uh m]
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noun

Margery,1904–66, English mystery writer.

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

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Historical Examples of allingham

  • "You'll both have to go back to Roma in this one," said Gertrude's chauffeur to Allingham.

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    Helen M. Winslow

  • "You don't mean to say you were kidnaped, too," cried Allingham.

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    Helen M. Winslow

  • "Just as I supposed my committee had sent for me," interposed Allingham.

    A Woman for Mayor

    Helen M. Winslow

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

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    Helen M. Winslow

  • "I'll have the office open at eight-thirty," said Allingham.

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    Helen M. Winslow


British Dictionary definitions for allingham

Allingham

noun

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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