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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910); United States composer and lyricist of musical comedies (1891-1946); United States writer of novels and short stories (1890-1980).

Usage examples (38)
  • As soon as he had finished, he called a porter to his side.
  • I noticed that he called a porter and had the door locked when he went out.
  • We arrive regularly at ten, and the porter is ready to open and close the door.
  • At half after eight she called the porter and had him arrange her section for the night. for more
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