Attenborough



noun
Sir David. born 1926, British naturalist and broadcaster; noted esp for his TV series Life on Earth (1978), The Living Planet (1983), The Life of Birds (1998), The Life of Mammals (2002), and First Life (2010)
his brother, Richard, Baron Attenborough. born 1923, British film actor, director, and producer; his films include Gandhi (1982), Cry Freedom (1987), and Shadowlands (1993)
Historical Examples

Boot and attenborough, both of whom later received decorations for gallantry in underground work.
The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 – 1919 Captain W. C. C. Weetman

He went to attenborough himself and chose it, and mamma thought he was on the cricket-field all the time.
Lover or Friend Rosa Nouchette Carey

I absently poked it up with a paper-knife, and then found that it was a pawn-ticket from attenborough for 120 upon diamonds.
Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare

attenborough told me that Francis had brought his sister there at different times and placed the plate and diamonds in pawn.
Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare

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