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Nasmyth

/ˈneɪsmɪθ/
noun
1.
James. 1808–90, British engineer; inventor of the steam hammer (1839)
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  • nasmyth beckoned to Laura and moved forward with Gordon, and Wheeler, who carried the battery.

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  • nasmyth was half-asleep when the cook and the leader of the gang came in.

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  • Again nasmyth, conscious that his companion was 214 unobtrusively watching him, sat silent a moment or two.

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  • It was, however, important that nasmyth should be able to find the tree.

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  • nasmyth sat very still for a moment or two, and slowly closed one hard hand.

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  • In fact, he was generally more or less courteous to nasmyth.

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  • He got hold of you and nasmyth and the others, and in a way alienated you from me.

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  • nasmyth fancied that this was correct, though, as he had admitted, he could give no reason for it.

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  • nasmyth turned and went into the shanty, conscious that it would cost him an effort to get out of it again.

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  • Then they sat down to a simple meal, and when it was over, nasmyth laughed.

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