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Buckner

[buhk-ner] /ˈbʌk nər/
noun
1.
Simon Bolivar
[bol-uh-ver] /ˈbɒl ə vər/ (Show IPA),
1823–1914, U.S. Confederate general and politician.
2.
his son, Simon Bolivar, Jr. 1886–1945, U.S. general.
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  • General Buckner was in East Tennessee, with a force entirely inadequate to the defense of that important region.

  • "But I didn't take it, and that's all I have to say about it," answered Buckner, decidedly.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • "Here are the clues," said Mr. Buckner, as he arranged the collection on his desk.

    A Chain of Evidence Carolyn Wells
  • Buckner had taken the package from the counter, Nick had pursued him, and the money was not found.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • We had not yet finished relating the case, when our door-bell rang and Mr. Buckner was announced.

    A Chain of Evidence Carolyn Wells
  • Nick could not have seen Buckner after the money was stolen, unless he visited him in the lock-up.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Thereupon, Buckner, who was in command, surrendered the fort with its thirteen thousand men.

    Sword and Pen John Algernon Owens
  • No one saw Buckner take the money, according to your evidence, except Nick.

    Up the River Oliver Optic

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