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Neill

/niːl/
noun
1.
A(lexander) S(utherland). 1883–1973, Scottish educationalist and writer, who put his progressive educational theories into practice at Summerhill school (founded 1921)
2.
Sam. born 1947, New Zealand film and television actor; his work includes the television series Reilly, Ace of Spies, (1983) and the films My Brilliant Career (1979), Dead Calm (1989), Jurassic Park (1993), and The Piano (1993)
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  • For all answer neill turned to his troops, and told them to hold the engine driver and stoker till the company was seated.

    The Red Book of Heroes Leonora Blanche Lang
  • What if neill Sheridan, poking about alone with a candle, could see through that veil?

    It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
  • An incident of much interest to neill's brigade occurred while we were here.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
  • neill's division was on the left of Smith's troops, and did not advance as far.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
  • If the extraordinary menace of the man appalled neill he gave no sign of it.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • neill leaped back in a spatter of bullets that rained round him.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • At length neill's brigade passed far to the right of the rebel line, and poured an enfilading volley into the gray-coats.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps George T. Stevens
  • I think I'll accept your offer to see me to the hotel, Mr. neill.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • Havelock reached Cawnpore just in time to save neill from being overwhelmed by rebel armies.

    India Under British Rule James Talboys Wheeler

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