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Carrington

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  1. Dora, known as Carrington . 1893–1932, British painter, engraver, and letter writer; a member of the Bloomsbury Group
  2. Peter (Alexander Rupert), 6th Baron. born 1919, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for defence (1970–74); foreign secretary (1979–82); secretary general of NATO (1984–88)
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Historical Examples

  • "You rate him more highly than I do," said Carrington, again.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan

    Charles James Lever

  • He began to inquire about other men—Carrington, Farnsby, Blake.

  • Carrington declared that Pitt's proposals did not go far enough.

  • Mr. Carrington awaited the final answer, and what did she say?

    The Right Knock

    Helen Van-Anderson

  • I was at the funeral of Mr. Carrington, and I saw you several times.

    Down South

    Oliver Optic