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  1. Herbert Henry1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, 1852–1928, British statesman: prime minister 1908–16.
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Historical Examples of asquith

  • If that is what Mr. Asquith said, I agree with him; if he didn't say it, I wish he had.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, April 14, 1920


  • Yet Mr. Asquith did know the paper contained some falsehoods.

  • In fact, the whole thing is foreign to all my ideas of Mr. Asquith.

  • Does he think that Mr. Asquith would substantially agree with that?

    The World in Chains

    John Mavrogordato

  • As usual in similar circumstances not much change got out of Asquith.

British Dictionary definitions for asquith


  1. Herbert Henry, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith. 1852–1928, British statesman; prime minister (1908–16); leader of the Liberal Party (1908–26)
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