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Trenchard

[tren-chahrd, -cherd] /ˈtrɛn tʃɑrd, -tʃərd/
noun
1.
Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount, 1873–1956, British Royal Air Force marshal.
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  • Only don't'ee let it go for more drink'; and, hark'ee, remember it's no bribery money o' Mr. Trenchard's, its mine.

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  • Of set purpose did Trenchard add this fuel to the blazing fire.

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  • Trenchard, who was standing by the long table, leaned forward now.

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  • He laughed, and Trenchard, vexed though he was, was forced to laugh with him.

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  • Among his pupils was Trenchard, of whose work we have a few examples.

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  • Trenchard shut one eye and owlishly surveyed his companion with the other.

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  • "The prisoners are committed for trial," said he harshly, and Trenchard breathed freely at last.

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  • "You will do well, sir," said the Duke, and was shocked that Trenchard should laugh at such a moment.

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  • Trenchard, whom I had left in the depths of a lethargic depression, was most curiously preoccupied.

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  • Indeed, he found Mr. Trenchard a most pleasant and facetious gentleman.

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British Dictionary definitions for Trenchard

Trenchard

/ˈtrɛntʃɑːd/
noun
1.
Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount. 1873–1956, British air marshal, who as chief of air staff (1918, 1919–27) and marshal of the RAF (1927–29) established the RAF as a fully independent service. As commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (1931–35) he founded the police college at Hendon
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