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Stilwell

[stil-wel, -wuh l]
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noun
  1. Joseph W.Vinegar Joe, 1883–1946, U.S. general.
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Examples from the Web for stilwell

Historical Examples

  • Lyle and Stilwell were men of parts; good men of whom to make examples.

    When the West Was Young

    Frederick R. Bechdolt

  • "You forgot about our cattle, Mother," Stilwell chided, ignoring Morgan's request.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden

  • Now Stilwell himself was beginning to show the pistol itch in his palm.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden

  • "He's here, honey," Mrs. Stilwell told her, consoling her like a hurt child.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden

  • Yet he remained in the background as Stilwell and Fred crowded to the door.

    Trail's End

    George W. Ogden


British Dictionary definitions for stilwell

Stilwell

noun
  1. 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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