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Sherwood

[shur-woo d]
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noun
  1. Robert Em·met [em-it] /ˈɛm ɪt/, 1896–1955, U.S. dramatist.
  2. a town in central Arkansas.
  3. a male given name.
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  • The baron, with some of his retainers and all the foresters, halted at daybreak in Sherwood forest.

    Maid Marian

    Thomas Love Peacock

  • Your right was the stronger in Arlingford, and ours is the stronger in Sherwood.

    Maid Marian

    Thomas Love Peacock

  • "I'm very superstitious; I am sure it was an imp," Miss Sherwood said.

  • "Mr. Macauley has asked to sit at our table," Mrs. Sherwood said to Helen.

  • So we applied here to Miss Sherwood, and that's why we had this meeting.


British Dictionary definitions for sherwood

Sherwood

noun
  1. Robert Emmet. 1896–1955, US dramatist. His plays include The Petrified Forest (1935), Idiot's Delight (1936), and There shall be no Night (1940)
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