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Lindsay

[lind-zee, lin-] /ˈlɪnd zi, ˈlɪn-/
noun
1.
Howard, 1889–1968, U.S. playwright, producer, and actor.
2.
John V(liet) [vleet] /vlit/ (Show IPA), 1921–2000, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1966–74.
3.
(Nicholas) Vachel
[vey-chuh l] /ˈveɪ tʃəl/ (Show IPA),
1879–1931, U.S. poet.
4.
a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada.
5.
a male or female given name.
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  • There Mr. Lindsay found her a couple of hours afterwards under the guard of the housekeeper.

    The Wide, Wide World Susan Warner
  • Aunt Lindsay is quite an old lady, and she's very eccentric.

    We Ten Lyda Farrington Kraus
  • Hm, Prescott listened; at what time did you call him up, Miss Lindsay?

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • So you have been masquerading as a native again, Mr. Lindsay?

  • You suspect Miss Lindsay with no evidenceonly because she chanced to go out when you wanted to see her.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
British Dictionary definitions for Lindsay

Lindsay

/ˈlɪndzɪ/
noun
1.
See (Sir David) Lyndsay
2.
(Nicholas) Vachel (ˈveɪtʃəl). 1879–1931, US poet; best known for General William Booth (1913) and The Congo (1914)
3.
Norman Alfred William. 1879–1969, Australian artist and writer
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