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Ferndale

[furn-deyl] /ˈfɜrnˌdeɪl/
noun
1.
a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
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  • Without trouble and fuss and almost without a sound was the Ferndale leaving the land, as if stealing away.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • Renovated certainly the saloon of the Ferndale was to receive the “strange woman.”

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • Perhaps you have staying here a certain—ah—Sir—Anthony—Ferndale?

    The Black Moth Georgette Heyer
  • She cut half through the old Ferndale and after the blow there was a silence like death.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • Anthony of the Ferndale was not, could not have been, a straw-stuffed specimen of a man.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • Our only chance now is meeting some boat coming from Ferndale.

    Bosom Friends Angela Brazil
  • The constable hailed her quietly in a bass undertone ‘Ferndale there!’

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • And who will go to Ferndale in the Torpedo and 4take back the pick and shovel to the blacksmith?

    The Auto Boys' Vacation James A. Braden
  • It was not a loud sound but it was startling enough at the after-end of the Ferndale where low tones or silence were the rule.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • "You certainly cannot walk out to Ferndale on a day like this," answered Nat.

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