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Merrill

[mer-uh l] /ˈmɛr əl/
noun
1.
James (Ingram) 1926–95, U.S. poet.
2.
a male or female given name.
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  • The testimony of Brown was also of such a nature as to be impeaching of the statements of Mayor Merrill on the witness stand.

    The Everett massacre Walker C. Smith
  • "Can't prove it by me, madame," said Merrill, sententiously.

    Marion's Faith. Charles King
  • Dr. Merrill, in company with an old hunter, had climbed down into a deep, narrow canyon.

  • "This is a bad business, Mr. Merrill," he found his breath to say.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace
  • "Your uncle wishes to see you, Mr. Merrill," he said gravely.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace

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