Legree

[ li-gree ]

noun
  1. Simon. Simon Legree.

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How to use Legree in a sentence

  • Legree pursed pontifical lips for a reply and was annoyed when Morgan paused only momentarily.

    Cue for Quiet | Thomas L. Sherred
  • He knew just how to handle Simon Legree, and without Suggs things went fairly smooth—on the surface.

    Cue for Quiet | Thomas L. Sherred
  • He bears the same relation to gambling that Simon Legree bore to the institution of slavery of fifty years ago.

  • I particularly urge you to find Legree, who whipped Uncle Tom to death.

    Slavery Ordained of God | Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
  • Give me a week or two to rest, and I'll be back in the lab bossing all of you like a Simon Legree.

    Security | Poul William Anderson