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Prendergast

[pren-der-gast, -gahst] /ˈprɛn dərˌgæst, -ˌgɑst/
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1.
Maurice Brazil
[braz-uh l] /ˈbræz əl/ (Show IPA),
1859–1924, U.S. painter.
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  • She tied the horse, went in and at Prendergast's direction found matches and lit a candle.

    Satan Sanderson Hallie Erminie Rives
  • But there was no moving Prendergast and those who were with him.

  • Mr. Prendergast was a man over sixty years of age, being, in fact, considerably senior to Sir Thomas himself.

    Castle Richmond Anthony Trollope
  • Prendergast; but to Owen, absence made a much greater difference.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Mr. Prendergast, however, stood awhile before the fire balancing the evidence.

    Castle Richmond Anthony Trollope
  • I thought the more of this, because Prendergast is so fond of her, and does her full justice.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Nikola took another letter from his pocket and turned to Prendergast.

    A Bid for Fortune Guy Boothby

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