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Sheridan

[sher-i-dn]
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noun
  1. Philip Henry,1831–88, Union general in the Civil War.
  2. Richard Brins·ley [brinz-lee] /ˈbrɪnz li/, 1751–1816, Irish dramatist and political leader.
  3. a city in N Wyoming.
  4. a male given name.
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  • When we got there, it was too late, for already some time had passed since Mr. Sheridan saw Bedr.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • Just at that minute, by the worst of luck, Mr. Sheridan passed.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • You know how foolish and cruel he was about Mr. Sheridan on the ship.

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • Note 18: Mr. Robinson was educated at Harrow, and was a contemporary of Mr. Sheridan.

  • At Mr. Sheridan's earnest entreaties, I recited some passages from Shakespeare.


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Sheridan

noun
  1. Philip Henry. 1831–88, American Union cavalry commander in the Civil War. He forced Lee's surrender to Grant (1865)
  2. Richard Brinsley (ˈbrɪnzlɪ). 1751–1816, Irish dramatist, politician, and orator, noted for his comedies of manners The Rivals (1775), School for Scandal (1777), and The Critic (1779)
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