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Stilwell

[stil-wel, -wuh l] /ˈstɪl wɛl, -wəl/
noun
1.
Joseph W ("Vinegar Joe") 1883–1946, U.S. general.
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  • Stilwell was downcast by the blow he had received in the loss of more than half his herd through the Texas scourge.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • "You forgot about our cattle, Mother," Stilwell chided, ignoring Morgan's request.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • We had no tents, but the Major (Stilwell) had a bivouac and invited me in with him, which was a blessing as it rained all night.

    Letters from Mesopotamia Robert Palmer
  • Stilwell inquired, hurrying out, followed by his wife and son.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • I am Captain Stilwell, one of the earl's aides de camp; and you, father?

  • "He's here, honey," Mrs. Stilwell told her, consoling her like a hurt child.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • Mrs. Stilwell chided him sharply, perhaps having history behind her to justify her alarm at these symptoms.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • Stilwell was nowhere to be seen, his pursuit of Drumm having led him far.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • Stilwell got up, and stood looking at the moon a little while as if calculating the time of night.

    Trail's End George W. Ogden
  • In the early evening they arrived at Stilwell and secured rooms at the hotel.

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Stilwell

/ˈstɪlwɛl/
noun
1.
Joseph W(arren), known as Vinegar Joe. 1883–1946, US general, who was (1941–44) Chiang Kai-shek's chief of staff and commander of all US forces in China, Burma (Myanmar), and India
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