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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.

  • Lieutenant Grenfell fell at the head of his troop, and ten of his men with him.

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

  • He had forgotten his companions, and when Grenfell looked at him inquiringly, he laughed.

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

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  • Well,” said Grenfell, “I guess you understand what leaving it loose means?

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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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  • “No,” said Grenfell, wrinkling his forehead as though thinking hard.

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

  • Grenfell expressed part of his thoughts when he turned to his companion.

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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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