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Brent

[brent] /brɛnt/
noun
1.
Margaret, 1600?–1671? U.S. colonial landowner, born in England: regarded as an early feminist.
2.
a borough of Greater London, England.
3.
a male given name.
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  • This, combined with his old grudge against margaret brent, drove him back to England.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • Despite her rough attire and forty-odd years, margaret brent was a woman worth looking at.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • The women reformers of our day should promote margaret brent to the position of their patron saint and protomartyr.

    Women of America John Rouse Larus
  • margaret brent was like a granite cliff against which the waves beat mightily, but could not prevail.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • margaret brent paid no more heed to him than if he had been a fly in her path.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • Now, at sunset, he was resting with his head against margaret brent's knee under the great mulberry-tree on the bluff.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • Elinor had early chosen the heart as her sphere of influence, and margaret brent the mind.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • There was something in margaret brent's manner which did not invite, much as it justified, self-revelation.

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • margaret brent had entered unperceived, and now her questioning eyes said, "Who wore it?"

    Sir Christopher Maud Wilder Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for margaret brent

Brent

/brɛnt/
noun
1.
a borough of NW Greater London. Pop: 267 800 (2003 est). Area: 44 sq km (17 sq miles)
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