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Urquhart

[ur-kert, -kahrt] /ˈɜr kərt, -kɑrt/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas, 1611–60, Scottish author and translator.
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  • Vera, who had a grain of pity in her, hoped that Urquhart had been spared; but whether he was or not she never knew.

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  • Urquhart was a rich man, and to know that his lawyer was rich was no bad thing.

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  • Peter and Urquhart sat down by her, and the oppressed Finn presently wandered away to talk to Lucy's father.

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  • Upon it broke the voice of Urquhart talking to Mabel Corbet.

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  • Mr. Bankes withdrew his motion, and Mr. Urquhart was clamoured down in a subsequent attempt to address the house upon the subject.

  • The Judge and Urquhart were accommodated with cigarettes, and Lancelot entertained them.

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  • She said through her tears, "You see, I thought you were Mr. Urquhart with my wrap."

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  • The Judge had a fit of coughing, and Urquhart got up and looked about.

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Urquhart

/ˈɜːkət/
noun
1.
Sir Thomas. 1611–60, Scottish author and translator of Rabelais' Gargantua and Pantagruel (1653; 1693)
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