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Rattigan

[ rat-i-guhn ]
/ ˈræt ɪ gən /
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noun

Terence, 1911–77, English playwright.

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How to use Rattigan in a sentence

  • At the time that Warden Rattigan came into office there was no other floor; the inmates slept on the bare iron—and the rivets!

    Within Prison Walls|Thomas Mott Osborne
  • In reality, he assures me, the strike was instigated by some of the officers who had no use for Rattigan.

    Within Prison Walls|Thomas Mott Osborne
  • I leave the Hotel Rattigan to-morrow morning a wiser and better man.

    Within Prison Walls|Thomas Mott Osborne

British Dictionary definitions for Rattigan

Rattigan
/ (ˈrætɪɡən) /

noun

Sir Terence Mervyn . 1911–77, English playwright. His plays include The Winslow Boy (1946), Separate Tables (1954), and Ross (1960)
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