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Ransome

noun
  1. Arthur . 1884–1967, English writer, best known for his books for children, including Swallows and Amazons (1930) and Great Northern? (1947)
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Historical Examples of ransome

  • The unfailing Ransome lighted the binnaclelamps and glided, all shadowy, up to me.

    The Shadow-Line

    Joseph Conrad

  • The first time it happened Ransome and I were very much alarmed.

    The Shadow-Line

    Joseph Conrad

  • In my cautious progress I came against a man in whom I recognized Ransome.

    The Shadow-Line

    Joseph Conrad

  • But I stood up all the same to put on the coat when Ransome brought it up.

    The Shadow-Line

    Joseph Conrad

  • Ransome lingered in the cabin as if he had something to do there, but hesitated about doing it.

    The Shadow-Line

    Joseph Conrad