- Robert Edwin,1856–1920, U.S. admiral and arctic explorer.
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Examples from the Web for peary
You've got to help me on my one chance of bringing the Peary's men out alive!
He, hunting for the Peary, when all those planes and men had failed!
Beautiful with a wild yet scientific beauty was the Peary, but she was not free.
Chanley Beddoes had slain one of them; if only the Peary's crew had not killed more!
These seal-creatures, strange seed of the Arctic ice, had trapped the Peary all too well.
- Robert Edwin. 1856–1920, US arctic explorer, generally regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1909)
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