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Charteris

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  1. Leslie, original name Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin. 1907–93, British novelist, born in Singapore: created the character Simon Templar, known as The Saint, the central character in many adventure novels
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Historical Examples

  • This device was afterwards used by both Charteris and Waldegrave.

    A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898

    Henry R. Plomer

  • Captain Charteris was not aware of a colloquy in which Owen had a share.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Here was Captain Charteris, just what he had been when he went away.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • His name is still perpetuated in that of a town in Illinois, Ft. Charteris.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • Charteris returned to America and died the death of a soldier.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie