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[shur-woo d] /ˈʃɜrˌwʊd/
Robert Emmet
[em-it] /ˈɛm ɪt/ (Show IPA),
1896–1955, U.S. dramatist.
a town in central Arkansas.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "Let us be happy at first, Nan, just in the knowledge that some money is coming to us," Mrs. Sherwood said more quietly.

    Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp Annie Roe Carr
  • The baron, with some of his retainers and all the foresters, halted at daybreak in Sherwood forest.

    Maid Marian Thomas Love Peacock
  • Mr. Sherwood was trying to obtain a situation in Chicago, in a machine shop.

    Nan Sherwood at Pine Camp Annie Roe Carr
  • Your right was the stronger in Arlingford, and ours is the stronger in Sherwood.

    Maid Marian Thomas Love Peacock
  • “Mrs Seaton wishes you to go, however,” said Mr Sherwood, gravely.

    Christie Redfern's Troubles Margaret Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for Sherwood


Robert Emmet. 1896–1955, US dramatist. His plays include The Petrified Forest (1935), Idiot's Delight (1936), and There shall be no Night (1940)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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