Searle

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noun

Ronald (William Ford·ham) [fawr-duh m, fohr-] /ˈfɔr dəm, ˈfoʊr-/, 1920–2011, British cartoonist and artist.

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Examples from the Web for searle

Contemporary Examples of searle

  • But Searle and other native Gibraltarians say the move to build the reef was about much more than the fishing population.

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    Between Gibraltar and a Hard Place

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    August 7, 2013

  • “Putting up the reef was a provocation,” Searle told The  Daily Beast.

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    Between Gibraltar and a Hard Place

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    August 7, 2013

  • Afterward, Quadrangle paid a $1.1 million placement fee to a small firm, Searle Co., with which Morris was affiliated.

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    Questions for Obama's Car Czar

    Edward Jay Epstein

    April 21, 2009

Historical Examples of searle

  • This afternoon he knew she had a last rehearsal at Searle House.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • He took off his hat with mock courtesy to poor Captain Searle, as he passed him.

    Peter the Whaler

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • On entering they found that Mr. Searle was disengaged, and were at once shown into his office.

    Dorothy's Double

    G. A. Henty

  • The exclamation was so fervent that Miss Searle laughed again.

    The Bandbox

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Miss Searle did not reply; she had already resumed her upward progress.

    The Bandbox

    Louis Joseph Vance


British Dictionary definitions for searle

Searle

noun

Ronald (William Fordham). 1920–2011, British cartoonist, best known as the creator of the schoolgirls of St Trinian's
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