Charles, 1798–1877, U.S. rear admiral and explorer.
John, 1727–97, English political leader and journalist.
Maurice, 1913–2010, English computer scientist.
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How to use Wilkes in a sentence
Prior to seeing Wilkes, the 65-year-old had declined a prescription for a harsh medication from a different doctor.
At Wilkes, however, Jordan soon began to feel that she didn’t fit in.
Wilkes’s death also heightened Rezba’s anxiety and her fears of bringing the coronavirus home to her family.The way we express grief for strangers is changing | Tanya Basu | December 3, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Marjorie Wilkes Huntley was a New Age feminist, a widow, and a librarian.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine | Tom Arnold-Forster | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many, maybe even most, want a guy with the sweetness of a Jimmy Stewart and sensitivity of Ashley Wilkes.
John Wilkes released from the tower by the memorable sentence of chief justice Pratt.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
We find Wilkes as a poseur on literature in one of these entertaining letters to “dearest Polly.”The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
And now, having attained all he could desire, Wilkes sank the patriot in the courtier.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
Wilkes was dangerously wounded in the duel, which was fought in November, 1763.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon
Serjeant Glynn, well known as the advocate of Wilkes, was afterwards elected as second member for Middlesex at a by-election.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon
British Dictionary definitions for Wilkes
Charles. 1798–1877, US explorer of Antarctica
John. 1727–97, English politician, who was expelled from the House of Commons and outlawed for writing scurrilous articles about the government. He became a champion of parliamentary reform
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