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Hadfield

[had-feeld] /ˈhædˌfild/
noun
1.
Sir Robert Abbott, 1858–1940, English metallurgist and industrialist.
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  • Missionary Hadfield was present, and saw the sway wielded by the old chief's oratory.

    An Old New Zealander T. Lindsay Buick
  • The design for Huntley could easily have come from Hadfield.

    Huntley Tony P. Wrenn
  • She was the daughter of an Irishman named Hadfield, who was an innkeeper at Leghorn.

  • Mason would have been aware of this and would probably have known Hadfield.

    Huntley Tony P. Wrenn
  • Wed have walked away from you if it hadnt been the tail end of the season, declared Hadfield Spencer, the Fairview stroke.

    The Eight-Oared Victors Lester Chadwick
  • The miscreant who made the attempt was a lunatic of the name of Hadfield.

    A History of England, Period III. Rev. J. Franck Bright
  • Some wondered why he did not; perhaps Hadfield's influence amongst his tribe supplied the answer.

    The Long White Cloud William Pember Reeves
  • Preached at Hadfield, five miles from Northampton, but found myself not much strengthened.

  • Hadfield is known, for example, to have provided plans and designs for the Marine Barracks in Washington.

    Huntley Tony P. Wrenn
  • Hadfield is stricken with a mortal illness, and lies helpless for four years in Wellington.

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