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Trenchard

[tren-chahrd, -cherd]
noun
  1. Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount,1873–1956, British Royal Air Force marshal.
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Examples from the Web for trenchard

Historical Examples of trenchard

  • It was his duty to himself to take offence at Mr. Trenchard's action.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Trenchard shut one eye and owlishly surveyed his companion with the other.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • "You will do well, sir," said the Duke, and was shocked that Trenchard should laugh at such a moment.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • "Faith, you are right, Mr. Trenchard," said the Duke with a laugh.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Indeed, he found Mr. Trenchard a most pleasant and facetious gentleman.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for trenchard

Trenchard

noun
  1. Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount. 1873–1956, British air marshal, who as chief of air staff (1918, 1919–27) and marshal of the RAF (1927–29) established the RAF as a fully independent service. As commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (1931–35) he founded the police college at Hendon
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