Pratchett

/ (ˈprætʃɪt) /

noun

Sir Terence (David John), known as Terry . born 1948, British writer, noted for his comic fantasy novels in the Discworld series

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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

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Example sentences from the Web for Pratchett

  • Mrs. Pratchett allotted him the room, and took his bag to it.

    Somebody's Luggage|Charles Dickens
  • Readers are respectfully requested to notice that Mrs. Pratchett was not a waitress, but a chambermaid.

    Somebody's Luggage|Charles Dickens