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Eames

[eemz] /imz/
noun
1.
Charles, 1907–78, U.S. furniture designer and architect.
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  • Surely, Mr. Eames, my word may be taken as going for something?

    The Last Chronicle of Barset Anthony Trollope
  • The one was Jowett; the other, an older, stouter man, must be Farmer Eames.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot Mrs. Molesworth
  • Eames, when he was half way up to London in the railway carriage, took out from his pocket a letter and read it.

    The Small House at Allington Anthony Trollope
  • Sir Evelyn took no more interest in Mrs. Eames than he did in the vicar.

    The Smuggler's Cave George A. Birmingham
  • He was not aware that the earl also sent a short note to Mrs. Eames.

    The Small House at Allington Anthony Trollope
  • It's not to be expected that you would know Mrs. Eames or the vicar.

    The Smuggler's Cave George A. Birmingham
  • The party would take its own food, but eat it, along with anything Mrs. Eames provided, in the vicarage.

    The Smuggler's Cave George A. Birmingham
  • Mrs. Eames was wise enough to know this, but also wise enough to pretend she did not.

    The Smuggler's Cave George A. Birmingham
  • "He's never looked so bright since he came," said Mr. Eames to his wife when Geoff had left the room.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot Mrs. Molesworth
Word Origin and History for Eames

1946, type of modern office chair, named for U.S. architect and designer Charles Eames (1907-1978).

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