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Lind

[lind] /lɪnd/
noun
1.
Jenny (Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt"The Swedish Nightingale") 1820–87, Swedish soprano.
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  • The expected summons came, and even as the wheels of the motor crunched the gravel Lind sounded the gong and Mrs. Hancock entered.

    Arundel Edward Frederic Benson
  • Then would you Lind me the loan of a gridiron, sir and you'll obleege me?

  • Perhaps Lind is a nightingale: but I want something more than that.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald Edward FitzGerald
  • Artists like Lind, and more recently Trebelli, are exceptions to be made.

    The Voice in Singing Emma Seiler
  • There were one or two of the workmen passing; and here something occurred that seemed to arrest Lind's attention.

    Sunrise William Black
British Dictionary definitions for Lind

Lind

/lɪnd/
noun
1.
James. 1716–94, British physician. He demonstrated (1754) that citrus fruits can cure and prevent scurvy, a remedy adopted by the British navy in 1796
2.
Jenny, original name Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt. 1820–87, Swedish coloratura soprano
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