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Staines

[steynz] /steɪnz/
noun
1.
a town in Surrey, SE England, on the Thames River near Heathrow airport.
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  • "Ve didn't expect you here to-day," said the member for Staines.

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  • Dr. Staines politely ignored her little attempts to interrupt the argument.

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  • Dale communicated this as delicately as he could to Staines.

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  • "And there's room for them to eat it—in the road," said Staines.

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  • South of that great meadow, Egham stands opposite Staines, separated by the river and a mile of dull road.

  • You needn't cry, Mrs. Staines; your husband has been let in deeper than you have.

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  • Sleeping in the wood, with not a creature near but Squat, a sombre thought struck Staines.

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  • Staines said nothing; he only quickened his pace; but he was greatly disturbed.

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  • To stop him, Staines requested to feel his pulse, and examine his tongue and eye.

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  • Dr. Staines kissed her again, and then was for going to the first patient.

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British Dictionary definitions for Staines

Staines

/steɪnz/
noun
1.
a town in SE England, in N Surrey on the River Thames. Pop: 50 538 (2001)
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