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[kawld-wel, -wuh l] /ˈkɔld wɛl, -wəl/
Erskine, 1903–1987, U.S. novelist.
Sarah, born 1924, U.S. conductor and opera producer.
a city in W Idaho. Unabridged
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  • Caldwell retreated a few steps and then turned back angrily.

    The White Mice Richard Harding Davis
  • Miss Caldwell had gone to pieces badly, and Alfred looked grave.

    Blazed Trail Stories Stewart Edward White
  • She and Mrs. Caldwell took a kindly interest in each other's affairs.

    The Beth Book Sarah Grand
  • Caldwell used "degraded" and "ignorant" in describing this class of people.

  • Beth sat up, and slapped Bernadine promptly; whereupon Mrs. Caldwell slapped Beth.

    The Beth Book Sarah Grand
  • The people at Caldwell are getting on better with their farms than with their houses.

  • Mrs. Caldwell's own education had been of the most desultory character, but such as it was, she was content with it.

    The Beth Book Sarah Grand
British Dictionary definitions for Caldwell


/ˈkɔːldwɛl; -wəl/
Erskine (ˈɜːskɪn). 1903–87, US novelist whose works include Tobacco Road (1933)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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