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Cookson

noun
  1. Dame Catherine. 1906-98, British novelist, known for her popular novels set in northeast England
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Historical Examples

  • Well, it is possible; old Cookson may not be so great a fool as he looks.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys

    Lewis Hough

  • I hear from Mr Cookson that you have been mugging lately, just as I have.

  • Of these, and so many more, Mr. Cookson has at this moment fifteen thousand plants.

    About Orchids

    Frederick Boyle

  • In the morning a sailor conducted the boys to the house where Mr. Cookson had established himself.

  • On the 31st of March Cookson and Keir struck track of guns, and presently they were attacked with great determination.