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Pegler

[peg-ler] /ˈpɛg lər/
noun
1.
(James) Westbrook, 1894–1969, U.S. journalist.
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  • Pegler may come down any moment—she's such a good sort, under that stiff, cross manner.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • Mrs. Pegler was by no means deaf, for she caught a word as it was uttered.

    Hard Times Charles Dickens
  • Pegler did not often drop an aitch, but when she did so forget herself, she did it thoroughly.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • So it was that, reluctantly, Pegler made up her mind to speak.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • And then, to the speaker's extreme surprise, there came a sudden change over Pegler's face.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • "I don't like to see you standing, ma'am," said Pegler inconsequently.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • But that fact, Pegler being the manner of woman she was, did not detract from the affection and esteem in which she held her lady.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • And you say—you admit, Pegler—that nothing did happen the night before last?

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • I always thought that you, Pegler, were such a very sensible woman.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
  • "It was when Mr. Varick was making that speech of his," said Pegler slowly.

    From Out the Vasty Deep Mrs. Belloc Lowndes

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