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[duhn-lop, duhn-lop] /dʌnˈlɒp, ˈdʌn lɒp/
John Boyd, 1840–1921, Scottish inventor of the pneumatic tire. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Scarcely less are we indebted to the sportsman and hunter—to Markham, Dunlop, and Wilson the “mountaineer.”

    The Cliff Climbers Captain Mayne Reid
  • Judge Dunlop said, "You will not be able to make one on my name."

    A Portrait of Old George Town Grace Dunlop Ecker
  • I found Mrs. Dunlop this morning, and for an hour heard her version, and was aghast at the violence with which she spoke.

    Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • Dunlop , from Australia, asked: "Is a science of caring possible?"

    Nursing as Caring Anne Boykin
  • On another occasion Mr. Dunlop met, with characteristic humour, an attempt to play off a trick against him.

  • "Martha said 'please' to you," mumbled Dunlop, digging his toe in the turf.

    Honey-Sweet Edna Turpin
  • His mate would not believe his tale, but at break of day Dunlop again disappeared—this time in company with a friend named Regan.

  • Dunlop stood in the middle of the room, frowning, with hands thrust in his pockets.

    Honey-Sweet Edna Turpin
  • I received the books, and sent the one you mentioned to Mrs. Dunlop.

  • The following version is abridged from Dunlop's History of Fiction.

British Dictionary definitions for Dunlop


John Boyd. 1840–1921, Scottish veterinary surgeon, who devised the first successful pneumatic tyre, which was manufactured by the company named after him
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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