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Daventry

noun
  1. a town in central England, in Northamptonshire: light industries, site of an important international radio transmitter. Pop: 21 731 (2001)
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  • "I feel sure he thinks her innocent," said Daventry, still almost with heat.

    In the Wilderness

    Robert Hichens

  • Will you mind if Daventry and I talk a little shop to-night?

    In the Wilderness

    Robert Hichens

  • "Hyde Park is bringing me illusions to-night," said Daventry.

    In the Wilderness

    Robert Hichens

  • Daventry was standing close to her, but, with a glance at his friend, moved away.

    In the Wilderness

    Robert Hichens

  • He took Daventry for his companion; she had the child for hers.

    In the Wilderness

    Robert Hichens