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Johnston

[jon-stuh n, -suh n]
noun
  1. Albert Sidney,1803–62, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
  2. Joseph Eggleston,1807–91, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
  3. Mary,1870–1936, U.S. writer.
  4. a town in E central Rhode Island.
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  • Aylward, Johnston, let your men form a harrow on either side of the ridge.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • "Do not shoot outside the fifteen-score paces," cried Johnston.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • "I will venture a rover with you, or try long-butts or hoyles," said old Johnston.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • "It is the Seneschal of Toulouse, with his following," said Johnston, shading his eyes with his hand.

    The White Company

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Captain Johnston did not get back to the ship for four-and-twenty hours.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper