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Braine

[breyn] /breɪn/
noun
1.
John Gerard, 1922–86, English novelist.
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  • Braine turns to him with the grave, sad smile that is now the only smile his face knows.

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  • “Where are the men who were following me,” he said, and Mr Braine smiled.

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  • Braine stops in the road and looks helplessly into Everet's face.

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  • “They will have some of the men to help them,” said Mr Braine.

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  • Murray turned away with an impatient gesture, and exchanged glances with Mr Braine.

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  • “Whoever it was must have heard every word we said,” whispered Mr Braine.

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  • Braine was out of reach for the present, so he began to search for the man Vroon.

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  • “You do know, and you will not speak,” cried Mr Braine passionately.

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  • “You are speaking without conviction, Braine,” said Murray, sternly.

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  • “I give you my word as a gentleman, sir,” said Mr Braine, coldly.

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British Dictionary definitions for Braine

Braine

/breɪn/
noun
1.
John (Gerard). 1922–86, English novelist, whose works include Room at the Top (1957) and Life at the Top (1962)
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