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Cherwell

/ˈtʃɑːwəl/
noun
1.
1st Viscount title of Frederick Alexander Lindemann (ˈlɪndəmən). 1886–1957, British physicist, born in Germany, noted for his research on heat capacity, aeronautics, and atomic physics. He was scientific adviser to Winston Churchill during World War II
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  • Essex immediately threw his men across the cherwell, and quartered them that night at Bletchington.

    Oxford and its Story Cecil Headlam
  • It was the prime of June and the winding willow-shaded cherwell was in its beauty.

    The Invader Margaret L. Woods
  • She put her hand in his, and away they flew, up the course of the cherwell, through the flooded meadows.

    Lady Connie Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • It is situated between the rivers Thames and cherwell which meet there.

    Oxford and its Story Cecil Headlam
  • Some have already been mentioned—the stately elms of the Broad Walk, and the old gnarled willows along the cherwell's banks.

    Oxford Frederick Douglas How
  • He heretically calls the Isis 'a mere moat,' the cherwell 'a ditch.'

  • It rises from the 300 foot level of the cherwell Vale to 720 at the highest ground of the ridge of the hill.

    Edge Hill Edwin Walford
  • The old bridge over the cherwell at Magdalen was everything that a good bridge can be without being convenient.

  • The walk under the well-known elms by the cherwell is still connected with his name.

    Addison William John Courthope
  • Following the river down, we see on the Oxford side the narrow mouth of the meandering cherwell under a white arched bridge.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton

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