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Wilkinson

[wil-kin-suh n]
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noun
  1. Geoffrey,1921–96, British chemist: Nobel prize 1973.
  2. James,1757–1825, U.S. military officer, politician, and adventurer.
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  • "They have rowed straight on till they think they are out of hearing," Wilkinson said.

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty

  • "This is a rum way of defending a town," Wilkinson remarked.

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty

  • Wilkinson was on board, having come off with the boats with the stores from the Tigre.

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty

  • "The surprise will be the other way," Wilkinson said angrily.

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty

  • Wilkinson exclaimed, as he and Edgar ran along by the side of the sailors.

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty


British Dictionary definitions for wilkinson

Wilkinson

noun
  1. Jonny . born 1979, English Rugby Union player: scored 1,179 points (an England record) in 92 internationals (1998–2011); scored the last-minute drop goal that won England victory in the final of the 2003 World Cup
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