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Grenfell

[gren-fel] /ˈgrɛn fɛl/
noun
1.
Sir Wilfred Thomason
[tom-uh-suh n] /ˈtɒm ə sən/ (Show IPA),
1865–1940, English physician and missionary in Labrador and Newfoundland.
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  • Grenfell kept on shooting, but there was no response from the shore.

  • Grenfell had a very national taste for this sort of reading.

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  • Dr. Grenfell thought it must be some very serious surgical case.

  • Meanwhile, Vyner and Grenfell were walking the deck and conversing in a low tone.

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  • Grenfell gazed at the thing steadily, and then turned to his companion.

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  • Only Cox and Grenfell's son, the potted-shrimp man; of course it's not he?

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  • Whisky is scarce in that country, but it is obtainable, and Grenfell generally procured a good deal of it.

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  • "You're a politician, I see," said Grenfell, with a sneering laugh.

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  • Doctor Grenfell's big sympathetic heart went out to the poor sufferer and his destitute family.

  • "I'm not aware that there are any towers for it to wave over," said Grenfell, mockingly.

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British Dictionary definitions for Grenfell

Grenfell

/ˈɡrɛnfəl/
noun
1.
Joyce, real name Joyce Irene Phipps. 1910–79, British comedy actress and writer
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