Definitions

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  • n. Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

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Examples

  • General Philip St. George Cooke, whose service Virginia had coveted a year previously, proved himself utterly incapable of grasping his military problem or of acting promptly.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • On December 26, 1861, nervously shattered by eight months' anxious service, the chivalrous Philip St. George Cocke had ended his life.

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  • At Culpeper, collecting men as rapidly as possible, was Colonel Philip St. George Cocke, a rich planter who had been graduated from West Point in1832 and had been for two years a lieutenant in the United States army.10

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  • From his brigade headquarters at Portici, Colonel Philip St. George Cocke had directed the earliest reinforcements to reach the flank.

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  • St. George Cocke, who had not borne arms for nearly thirty years; and a Carolina millionaire sportsman of no previous military training.

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  • Its colonel was John Rogers Cooke, known in the old army as the son of General Philip St. George Cooke and as the brother-in-law of Jeb Stuart.

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  • Virginia had no planter more renowned that St. George Cocke.

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  • Inasmuch as the Federal cavalry were known to be under Stuart's father-in-law, Brigadier General Philip St. George Cooke, a Virginian and a renowned trooper of the old army, it could not be that he had neglected that important crossroad.

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  • All was going miraculously well on my trail following the Raphael St. George until I met Edward Chaney at a party in London.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • First she phoned the Hanksville branch of the Bureau of Land Management BLM and left a message; then she called the St. George police and filed a report.

    127 Hours

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