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Orde (Charles) (ɔːd). 1903–44, British soldier. During World War II he organized the Chindits in Burma (Myanmar) to disrupt Japanese communications. He died in an air crash
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  • "My people are all across, Mr. wingate," he said, and the last of your wagons will be over by dark and straightened out.

    The Covered Wagon Emerson Hough
  • Well, between you and me, wingate, I doubt if she comes back again.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Colonel wingate says that you naturally wish to resign your present post, but I should advise you not to do so.

  • "So was that fortune business of Effie's," declared wingate.

    The Depot Master Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Not so much wonder, then, in Mrs. wingate believing she saw the canwyll corph.

    Gwen Wynn Mayne Reid
  • Billings, wingate, and Peters fell apart and looked out of the window.

  • Mr. wingate's proposal to surrender for the sake of averting bloodshed, if possible, however, prevailed.

  • To Fayette this seemed an enormous sum; to Mr. wingate, a trifle.

    Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond
  • In the face of these unquestionable facts wingate Chase was helpless; he could not do otherwise than admit his identity.

    Pee-Wee Harris Adrift Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • "Poor girl, poor girl," said Mr. wingate, as he locked the door.

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