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Brighouse

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/ (ˈbrɪɡˌhaʊs) /
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noun
a town in N England, in Calderdale unitary authority, West Yorkshire: machine tools, textiles, engineering. Pop: 32 360 (2001)
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British Dictionary definitions for Brighouse (2 of 2)

Brighouse2
/ (ˈbrɪɡˌhaʊs) /

noun
Harold . 1882–1958, British novelist and dramatist, best known for his play Hobson's Choice (1915)
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How to use Brighouse in a sentence

  • They hoped to effect an entrance from the sea, at a point between the Brighouse and the castle, where there was no wall.

    King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
  • Having satisfied myself that he was not in Brighouse I pushed on my journey.

    Adventures and Recollections|Bill o'th' Hoylus End
  • Reprinted by permission of and by special arrangement with Harold Brighouse.

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