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Osborne

[oz-bern, ‐bawrn, ‐bohrn]
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noun
  1. John (James),1929–94, English playwright.
  2. Thomas Mott,1859–1926, U.S. prison reformer.
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  • But be sure to get a written acknowledgment on each mortgage from Osborne.

    Dust

    Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius

  • Mr Osborne stood before me, scrutinizing me with severe grey eyes.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

    George MacDonald

  • Mr Osborne took no notice of my letter, but came up at once.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

    George MacDonald

  • I only want your promise to let me know if you hear anything of Miss Osborne.'

    Wilfrid Cumbermede

    George MacDonald

  • There is a particular favour which you can do for me, Osborne, and which I am sure you will.

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli


British Dictionary definitions for osborne

Osborne

noun
  1. John (James). 1929–94, British dramatist. His plays include Look Back in Anger (1956), containing the prototype of the angry young man, Jimmy Porter, The Entertainer (1957), and Inadmissible Evidence (1964)
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