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Brookings

[broo k-ingz]
noun
  1. Robert Som·ers [suhm-erz] /ˈsʌm ərz/, 1850–1932, U.S. merchant and philanthropist.
  2. a city in E South Dakota.
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  • Brookings then took from his pocket his wireless and called Perkins.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • No, Brookings, a raid in force is the only sure and safe way.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • But what Brookings says goes, around here, so it's you for the woods.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • Brookings took out his own telephone and held it to his ear.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • "That strikes me as a perfectly feasible plan," said Brookings.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby