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[woo lz-lee]
  1. Garnet Joseph, 1st Viscount,1833–1913, British field marshal.
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Historical Examples

  • The highwayman passed his victim and threw open the bonnet of the Wolseley.

    Danger! and Other Stories

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • General Wolseley and his noble band are on their way to his relief.

  • Accepting Wolseley's opinion, we give the story of this exploit.

  • Then came the intimation that Wolseley was to command the expedition.

  • The present "Wekil," according to Wolseley, should be appointed Mudir.

British Dictionary definitions for wolseley


  1. Garnet Joseph, 1st Viscount. 1833–1913, British field marshal, noted for his army reforms
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