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lost property

noun, Chiefly British
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  • Could it be that Golah had given up the hope of recovering his lost property, relinquished his deadly purpose of revenge?

    The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
  • He alone could recover the lost property, and therefore he was bound to do so.

    The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • Could it be that Golah had given up the hope of recovering his lost property?

    The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
  • I have lost property which I did not use, and, with the blessing of God, may never want.

    Rich Enough Hannah Farnham Sawyer Lee
  • He kicked Stevens' lost property out with the toe of his boot and turned to Joanne, showing her the fresh bread and marmalade.

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood
  • Arthur whistled, and Dig ran forward to capture the lost property.

    The Master of the Shell Talbot Baines Reed
  • "This has been left at the lost property Office," he declared unblushingly.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • How did she come to know the people who had lost property of late?

    The Orange Girl Walter Besant
  • Some say also no public notice is to be given of their lost property.

  • Thither all the robbed hasten, to recover their lost property.

    The Pacific Triangle Sydney Greenbie

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