- EdwardOld Grog, 1684–1757, British admiral.
- a town in N Connecticut.
- a city in S British Columbia, in SW Canada.
- a city in N Texas.
- a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “springlike.”
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Examples from the Web for vernon
She threw her arms around Clinton intimate Vernon Jordan and happily posed for grip and grins, with Abedin acting as photographer.Hillary Takes on the World: Clinton’s Foreign Policy Record in the Spotlight
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He fired his gun, striking and killing 13-year-old Vernon Lee Holmes Jr.Beyond ‘Affluenza’: Four More Unusual Defense Strategies
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If she defeated Paradise Valley Mayor Vernon Parker, Sinema would become the first openly bisexual House member.Nine Key House Race Results
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Vernon ultimately locks Bender in a storage closet and, in a moment of weakness, physically threatens him.
Vernon treats his students with nothing but disdain, verbally haranguing them every chance he gets.
Here are children in abundance, and what benefit could have accrued to me from his purchasing Vernon?
Mr. Vernon set off for London as soon as she had determined what should be done.
My dear Mother,—Mr. Vernon returned on Thursday night, bringing his niece with him.
In the intervals of painting Vernon always sought to exercise his other art.
Vernon was silent: none of his habitual defences served him in this hour.