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Lounsbury

[lounz-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈlaʊnzˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun
1.
Thomas Raynesford
[reynz-ferd] /ˈreɪnz fərd/ (Show IPA),
1838–1915, U.S. linguist and educator.
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  • Despite Lounsbury's prophecy, the temperature was not unbearable.

    The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
  • Yes, I saw Prof. Lounsbury, and had a most pleasant time with him.

  • Since dawn, Lounsbury's head had been poked from a window of the forward car.

    The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
  • Professor Lounsbury: Then you agree with me that when a man has something to say he will say it?

    Post-Impressions Simeon Strunsky
  • Dallas sank back, checked, not by Lounsbury's words, but by her father.

    The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
  • White and Lounsbury dominated the arena and fixed the fashion.

    The American Language Henry L. Mencken
  • "If it's Matthews, why didn't he wing me as I went by," panted Lounsbury.

    The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
  • White and Vizetelly, like Lounsbury, argue that they are quite correct in so doing.

    The American Language Henry L. Mencken
  • So it was we planned, and by and by Mr. Lounsbury had undertaken the work.

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