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Trenchard

[tren-chahrd, -cherd]
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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

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

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • But nimble Mr. Trenchard was easily master of the situation.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • "It is our wish to hear this lady out, Mr. Trenchard," the Duke reproved him.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Wilding looked at Trenchard, who shrugged his shoulders and made a wry face.

    Mistress Wilding

    Rafael Sabatini

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

    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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