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Coryell

[ kawr-yel ]
/ kɔrˈyɛl /
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noun
John Russell, 1848–1924, U.S. author of detective and adventure stories.
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How to use Coryell in a sentence

  • Coryell served for a time as clerk of the market and sealer of weights and measures.

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  • Here Coryell bought a lot on Duke Street in 1794 where he lived for many years.

    Seaport in Virginia|Gay Montague Moore
  • This series comprises the best stories ever written by Stephens, Ballantyne and Coryell.

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