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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - British colonial administrator who founded Singapore (1781-1826).

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object) : to raffle off a watch
  • At this date, the charm of Raffles is partly in the period atmosphere and partly in the technical excellence of the stories.
  • Hugh Raffles is the Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research, and he knows all about bugs.
  • He is always referred to as a Raffles in real life. for more
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