- a town in Surrey, SE England, on the Thames River near Heathrow airport.
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Dr. van Heerden did not hurry his departure from his Staines house.The Green Rust
"And you were to be friends till death," said Staines, with a sigh.
Staines said nothing; he only quickened his pace; but he was greatly disturbed.
To stop him, Staines requested to feel his pulse, and examine his tongue and eye.
In forty-eight hours more a brougham waited at Mrs. Staines's door.
- a town in SE England, in N Surrey on the River Thames. Pop: 50 538 (2001)