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Wisden

/ (ˈwɪzdən) /
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noun

John. 1826–84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864

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Example sentences from the Web for Wisden

  • George Tubow the Second won his place in Wisden's pages because he was a cricket fan and the head of a nation of cricket fans.

  • Captain Wisden will never hear the end of this, and all our officers will in future beware of that particular brand of sardines.

    Two Years on Trek|Louis Eugne du Moulin
  • He studied his Wisden, and he had an immense respect for Wrykyn cricket.

    Mike|P. G. Wodehouse
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