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Beecham

[bee-chuh m] /ˈbi tʃəm/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas, 1879–1961, English conductor and impresario.
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  • This was what Mr. and Mrs. Beecham asked each other with their eyes—and there was a pause.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • “Well, there's truth in that,” said Mr. Beecham, pulling up his shirt-collar.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • Such was the flock which had invited Mr. Beecham to become their pastor when he reached the climax of his career.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • “He asked me if he might call,” said Mrs. Beecham, in some excitement.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • “But if Miss Beecham had been somebody else, you would have gone yourself,” he said, being in a humour for finding fault.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • Miss Beecham, it is very difficult for me to say anything on such a subject.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • Mr. Beecham's house was situated in Regent's Park, and was constructed on the ordinary model of such houses.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • Miss Beecham, will you take a glass of milk or a cup of cocoa?

    Meg's Friend Alice Abigail Corkran
  • Beecham gave a quick glance toward the door for Shealey, which that individual understood and immediately departed.

    'As Gold in the Furnace' John E. Copus
  • That fellow Beecham Bones ought to be hanged, and I told him so.

    Beatrice H. Rider Haggard
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Beecham

/ˈbiːtʃəm/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas. 1879–1961, English conductor who did much to promote the works of Delius, Sibelius, and Richard Strauss
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