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Beecham

[bee-chuh m]
noun
  1. Sir Thomas,1879–1961, English conductor and impresario.
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Historical Examples

  • “You are a funny girl, with your theories of colour,” said Mrs. Beecham.

    Phoebe, Junior

    Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

  • “Well, there's truth in that,” said Mr. Beecham, pulling up his shirt-collar.

    Phoebe, Junior

    Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

  • This was what Mr. and Mrs. Beecham asked each other with their eyes—and there was a pause.

    Phoebe, Junior

    Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

  • Mrs. Beecham assisted with very divided feelings at the preparations.

    Phoebe, Junior

    Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

  • In the evening Reginald intimated carelessly that he had met Miss Beecham.

    Phoebe, Junior

    Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant


British Dictionary definitions for beecham

Beecham

noun
  1. Sir Thomas . 1879–1961, English conductor who did much to promote the works of Delius, Sibelius, and Richard Strauss
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