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  • proper noun A surname.


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  • He published with different houses and his various works had different publishing histories (which are well described in Fenwick).

    George Orwell FAQ - George Orwell: The Chestnut Tree Cafe 2003

  • "Fenwick, is your name Fenwick, -- Allen Fenwick?"

    A Strange Story — Volume 03 Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton 1838

  • "Fenwick, is your name Fenwick, -- Allen Fenwick?"

    A Strange Story — Complete Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton 1838

  • In the novel, the Duchy of Grand Fenwick, which is half a valley five miles long and three miles wide nestled in the Alps and mostly stuck in the 14th century, declares war on the United States and invades it with twenty longbowmen and three men at arms.

    ccfinlay: Bedtime Reading ccfinlay 2006

  • So it came to be that shots plus missed shots are generally referred to as Fenwick numbers and shots plus missed shots plus blocked shots are generally referred to as Corsi numbers.

    Hockey Analysis 2010

  • ● The present location of New Market was once occupied by a bazaar which was known as Fenwick's Bazaar

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage 2010

  • Stover's Rock Lotto band is called Fenwick's Untimely Demise.

    Daily News-Record 2009

  • Some law firms that handle big business cases -- such as Fenwick and San Francisco's Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, among others -- now consult with clients on which e-discovery software to choose and how to use it.

    Tech Firms Pitch Tools 2008

  • But how could there be a mistake in the production of a phenomenon such as Fenwick had witnessed?

    The Great Gray Plague Raymond F. Jones 1954

  • She fancied, as she passed on, that she heard her mother address him as "Fenwick," without the "Mr."

    Somehow Good William Frend De Morgan 1878


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