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William, 1776–1834, English publisher.
Historical Examples

Homes and haunts of the most eminent British poets, Vol. II (of 2) William Howitt
The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
George Eliot Mathilde Blind
The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson Robert Southey
Chatterbox, 1905. Various
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI Various
The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories Algernon Blackwood
Notes and Queries, Number 203, September 17, 1853 Various
Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 Sir Stanley Maude

Also called Sally Wattle. a tall Australian acacia tree, A. melanoxylon, having small clusters of flowers and curved pods and yielding highly valued black timber
any of various trees or shrubs of the leguminous genus Dalbergia, esp D. melanoxylon (of Africa) or D. latifolia (of India), yielding black wood used for carving and musical instruments
the wood of any of these trees
(bridge) a conventional bidding sequence of four and five no-trumps, which are requests to the partner to show aces and kings respectively
Algernon (Henry). 1869–1951, British novelist and short-story writer; noted for his supernatural tales


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