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[they-er, thair] /ˈθeɪ ər, θɛər/
Sylvanus, 1785–1872, U.S. army officer and educator.
William Roscoe, 1859–1923, U.S. historian and author. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was six o'clock before Pattmore came out, having been nearly three hours in Mrs. Thayer's room with the door locked.

  • "You will excuse me for a moment, sir," Thayer said to Commissioner Sanford.

    Watch the Sky James H. Schmitz
  • Are you turning your back upon the problem of your old friend, Mr. Thayer?

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • We lunched with Mr. Thayer (your former pastor) and his wife.

    Story of My Life Helen Keller
  • During the mornings while Thayer was practising, Lorimer and Beatrix idled away the hours together.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • It had been a new phase of Lorimer's character which Thayer had presented.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • She's out here for something'—I feel sure of it—something that has to do with Thayer.

    The White Desert Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • Lorimer nodded contentedly at the stage, as Thayer ended his song.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray

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