[ stil-wel, -wuhl ]
/ ˈstɪl wɛl, -wəl /
Joseph W. "Vinegar Joe", 1883–1946, U.S. general.
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How to use Stilwell in a sentence
Peterborough at once turned his horse, and, followed by Carleton and Jack Stilwell, galloped up the hill.
"There are very few men about the village, Mr. Stilwell," the sergeant said, as Jack reined back his horse to speak to him.
Talk about pirates, Captain Stilwell, why, I had rather fall among pirates any day than among these bloodthirsty wretches.
His two favorite aides de camp, Stilwell and Graham, were the only officers who accompanied him.
British Dictionary definitions for Stilwell
Joseph W (arren), known as Vinegar Joe. 1883–1946, US general, who was (1941–44) Chiang Kai-shek's chief of staff and commander of all US forces in China, Burma (Myanmar), and India
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