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Waite

[weyt] /weɪt/
noun
1.
Morrison Remick
[rem-ik] /ˈrɛm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
1816–88, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1874–88.
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  • She does not want us to know who she is, of course; so dont detain her, Father, suggested Mrs. Waite.

    Betty Lee, Senior Harriet Pyne Grove
  • I attend, and shall account it Honour to Waite on your returne.

    The Lady of Pleasure James Shirley
  • "You'd better acknowledge it," Waite snapped out, with a quick glance at the newcomer.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • But for the foole now, that should Waite on me, And breake me jeasts.

    The Lady of Pleasure James Shirley
  • To this Chief Justice Waite replied that the usual practice had been otherwise.

  • Waite swore audibly, his eyes never once deserting the girl's face.

    Keith of the Border Randall Parrish
  • “The young ladies have all asked the permission of their parents to sit for each other,” Professor Waite explained.

  • “This is not mere speculation, Monsignor,” put in Father Waite.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • These misdeming knaues wyl stand in corners to heare if they be euill spoken of, or Waite a shrewd turne.

  • The Beaubien and Father Waite remained some moments in silence.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
British Dictionary definitions for Waite

Waite

/weɪt/
noun
1.
Terry, full name Terence Hardy Waite. born 1939, British special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury, who negotiated the release of Western hostages held in the Middle East before being taken hostage himself (1987–91) in Lebanon
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