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Selfridge

[sel-frij] /ˈsɛl frɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Harry Gordon, 1857?–1947, British retail merchant, born in the U.S.
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  • You or I must have been ruined, Mr. Selfridge, and it has settled on you.

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  • There was nothing to do but wire Selfridge Field to ship me another wing.

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  • "My name is Selfridge," explained Wally, a trifle irritated.

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  • That phase of the subject Selfridge did not want to discuss.

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  • By the way, I want to thank you for sending a relief party out to find me, Mr. Selfridge.

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  • If Selfridge had held any doubts before, he discarded them now.

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  • While there I applied for a six months tour of active duty at Selfridge Field, and also got that.

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  • "Of course you'll put up with me as my guest," Selfridge flowed on.

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  • He rose to the occasion like a hero or Mr Selfridge's buyer.

  • And this was the second time in succession that Selfridge had come to grief.

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