Woolley

[woo l-ee]
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noun

Sir (Charles) Leonard,1880–1960, English archaeologist and explorer.

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  • Undaunted, Woolley and Allen boldly entered him in the Kentucky Derby when a slot in the 20-horse field opened up.

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    June 4, 2009

  • Woolley hitched the horse to the back of his four-wheel-drive and traveled 1,500 miles to Churchill Downs.

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    June 4, 2009

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Woolley

noun

Sir (Charles) Leonard . 1880–1960, British archaeologist, noted for his excavations at Ur in Mesopotamia (1922–34)
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