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Ryle

[rahyl] /raɪl/
noun
1.
Sir Martin, 1918–84, British astronomer: Nobel Prize in physics 1974.
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  • "Which will not be for some years to come," said Mrs. Ryle, feeling pleased with the boy's acquiescent spirit.

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  • He's going to tea at four o'clock at Miss Ryle's—to meet Mrs. Trevalla.'

  • It was a lucky day for Mrs. Ryle when she decided upon her step-son's remaining on it.

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  • "I'll stand it no longer, and I'll tell him so to his face," continued Mr. Ryle.

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  • Mrs. Ryle and Trevlyn returned, the latter a diminutive boy, with dark curls and a handsome face.

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  • Bill, the waggoner's boy, had been faithful, and was found by the side of Mr. Ryle.

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  • What Mrs. Ryle would have done but for Nora Dickson it was impossible to say.

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  • For one thing, Mr. Ryle was in the ditch, and couldn't be seen.

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  • Perhaps it was the most unhappy moment in all Mrs. Ryle's life.

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  • Only fancy their having this rout to-night, while Mr. Ryle is lying dead!

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British Dictionary definitions for Ryle

Ryle

/raɪl/
noun
1.
Gilbert. 1900–76, British philosopher. His works include The Concept of Mind (1949)
2.
Sir Martin. 1918–84, British astronomer, noted for his research on radio astronomy: Astronomer Royal 1972–82; shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1974
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