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[soo-uh l]
  1. Anna,1820–78, English author.
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Examples from the Web for sewell

Historical Examples

  • Sewell's ruthless surgery is most evident in that last paragraph.

    The Bluff of the Hawk

    Anthony Gilmore

  • We have a maxim in law, Colonel Sewell, Like case, like rule.

  • "Of course I shall mention nothing of this to my wife," said Sewell.

  • Of course you have, my dear Mrs. Sewell; it is a great pleasure to me to see you here.

  • "I'd not even go that far," said Mrs. Sewell, in the same quiet tone.

British Dictionary definitions for sewell


  1. Henry. 1807–79, New Zealand statesman, born in England: first prime minister of New Zealand (1856)
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