nevil shute nor-way


Nevil (Nevil Shute Norway) 1899–1960, British novelist and aeronautical engineer. Unabridged
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Shute (ʃuːt)
Nevil, real name Nevil Shute Norway. 1899--1960, English novelist, in Australia after World War II: noted for his novels set in Australia, esp A Town like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957)

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1790, "channel, trough," dialectal combination of chute and shoot.
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