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  1. Sir George Russell . 1912–81, Australian painter, esp of landscapes
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  1. a New Zealand breed of sheep with hair growing among its wool: bred for its coat which is used in making carpets
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Examples from the Web for drysdale

Historical Examples

  • That is the order of merit—Barlas, Drysdale, myself, the horses and Bimbi.

    Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete

    Gilbert Parker

  • "I hope I shall not interfere with your work, Mr. Drysdale," he said.

  • "I am sorry to say, that my husband is quite unwell," said Mrs. Drysdale.

  • She was ushered into the library, and Mrs. Drysdale came down at once.

  • It was quite evident that Drysdale was in a miserable condition.