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[wil-muh t] /ˈwɪl mət/
David, 1814–68, U.S. politician and jurist: congressman 1845–51; senator 1861–63. Unabridged
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  • “I will speak to him, Wilmot; you are too much agitated,” replied Swinton.

    The Mission; or Scenes in Africa Captain Frederick Marryat
  • That fellow Wilmot fairly dashed her brains out, and a good job, too!

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • Then, mamma Wilmot, you will not be ashamed to wear the locket?

    Aunt Kitty's Tales Maria J. McIntosh
  • Wilmot himself confessed that he had not been near the standard compass for an hour.

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad
  • And tho' Wilmot House was closed, I often rode over of a morning when the dew was on the grass.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The "Wilmot proviso" was for some years the watchword of the anti-extensionists.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam
  • The idea of looting New York had fired Wilmot's imagination.

    The Penalty Gouverneur Morris
  • With too much facility Wilmot gave hopes which he could not realise.

  • Meantime, Mrs. Wilmot, a hand to each cavalier, was descending from the omnibus.

    Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett
  • At the next sitting of the council Wilmot proposed to pass the estimates.

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