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Hirst

/hɜːst/
noun
1.
Damien. born 1965, British artist, noted esp for his works featuring dead animals preserved in tanks of formaldehyde, and for his 2007 sculpture, For the Love of God, a human skull encrusted with flawless diamonds
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  • I requested Mr. hirst to fix two stakes in the same vertical plane, one at the top of the precipice and one near the bottom.

  • "A little water will give it back to them," answered hirst, sulkily.

  • "hirst," said Hewet, pointing at the scissorlike shadow; he then rolled round to look up at them.

    The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf
  • "I don't think you altogether as foolish as I used to, Hewet," said hirst.

    The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf
  • "Muriel was to arrive by the earlier train," said Dr. hirst, as he put Patty's belongings into a cab.

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