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[toun-zuh nd] /ˈtaʊn zənd/
Francis Everett, 1867–1960, U.S. physician and proposer of the Townsend plan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is impossible, in this little interval since last night, that Miss Howe's Townsend could be co-operating.

    Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • I thought so, and did not open it because it is written on it 'To be opened by Mr. Townsend only.'

    Two Wonderful Detectives Harlan Page Halsey
  • Townsend went by a similar route from St. Louis to Boonville.

  • Townsend advanced toward her, certain that she must be the proprietress of the High Light.

    The Plunderer Roy Norton
  • Brownie was about to whisper his disapproval of this to Townsend but Townsend cut him short.

    Pee-Wee Harris Adrift Percy Keese Fitzhugh

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