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Deane

noun
  1. Sir William Patrick . born 1931, Australian lawyer. He became a High Court judge in 1982 and governor-general of Australia (1996–2001)
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Historical Examples

  • Apparently Major Deane reproached the two chiefs for their conduct.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force

    Sir Winston S. Churchill

  • Kind Dr. Deane looked at her; his face was wonderfully grave.

  • His gift to Deane had approached even his exacting criterion of what was fit for her.

    Terry

    Charles Goff Thomson

  • Well, Deane, people are just about the same as that around here!

    Terry

    Charles Goff Thomson

  • After a while he took up a letter the last mail had brought from Deane and reread it.

    Terry

    Charles Goff Thomson