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  1. Charles, Jr.,1810–62, U.S. civil engineer: builder of suspension bridges.
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Examples from the Web for ellet

Historical Examples

  • Mrs. Ellet in her sketch of Mrs. Clark says a week was spent at this place.

    Old Fort Snelling

    Marcus L. Hansen

  • “Take her aft the wheelhouse,” says Colonel Ellet to the pilot.

  • Colonel Ellet was the only one injured on board the Union fleet.

  • Very generous of you,” said Mr. Ellet, infinitely relieved; “very.

    Ruth Hall

    Fanny Fern

  • Yes, I know,” said Mr. Ellet; “but you are better off than I am, doctor.

    Ruth Hall

    Fanny Fern