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McQueen

/məˈkwiːn/
noun
1.
Alexander. 1969–2011, British fashion designer and master tailor.
2.
Steve. 1930–80, US film actor, noted for his portrayal of tough characters
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  • There they worked as well as they could at cutting timber for Father mcqueen's church.

    The Harbor Master Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • Mr mcqueen was a thrifty man, and got his supply of turf early in the season.

    The Irish Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • Mr mcqueen went into the house with a heavy heart, and told his wife the bad news.

    The Irish Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • “Faith, and the luck is all with us this day,” said Mr mcqueen.

    The Irish Twins Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • Then, at a sudden thought of Father mcqueen, he tore away that portion of the outer sheet which contained the notice.

    The Harbor Master Theodore Goodridge Roberts
Word Origin and History for mcqueen

McQueen

Irish surname, from Gaelic Mac Shuibhne "son of Suibhne," literally "pleasant."

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