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Barnardo

[bahr-nahr-doh, ber-]
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noun
  1. John Thomas,1845–1905, English physician, social reformer, and philanthropist, born in Ireland.
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Examples from the Web for barnardo

Historical Examples

  • Dr. Barnardo has little difficulty in disposing of such gifts.

    The Quiver, 2/1900

    Various

  • There remained only one thing to be doneadopt a Barnardo boy.

    The Bail Jumper

    Robert J. C. Stead

  • Good-bye, old man, he said, seizing the hand of the Barnardo boy.

    The Bail Jumper

    Robert J. C. Stead

  • There is no misjudging the character of Dr. Barnardo—there is no misinterpreting his motives.

  • But the little ones—the very tiny ones, Dr. Barnardo, where do they go?


British Dictionary definitions for barnardo

Barnardo

noun
  1. Dr Thomas John . 1845–1905, British philanthropist, who founded homes for destitute children
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