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  1. Wilfred (Patrick). 1910–2003, British writer, who explored the Empty Quarter of Arabia (1945–50) and lived with the Iraqi marsh Arabs (1950–58). His books include Arabian Sands (1958), The Marsh Arabs (1964), and My Kenya Days (1994)
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Historical Examples of thesiger

  • The next minute Laurier and Thesiger both burst in from the gallery.

    A Master of Mysteries

    L. T. Meade

  • I opened it hastily, and saw to my surprise that it was from Miss Thesiger.

  • Thesiger will be only too delighted to meet some one of his own way of thinking.

  • Thesiger made his first appearance, but not with any great success.

  • There was a long pause which Thesiger, for the life of him, could not fill.