Definitions

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  • proper n. An English surname derived from a Norman habitational name for someone from Eschalle in Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Examples

  • Still Gary Disher provides his audience with an engaging Australian police procedural as Challis is out of town conducting an unsanctioned private investigation re his family while Destry works a police procedural inquiry into a kidnapped child.

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  • " "Challis," an angry Rudenuaman yelled, "can't you keep that brat quiet?

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  • Halogen cardigan, $78, Mimi Chica ruffle-front "Challis" dress, $44, and Rough Roses pyramid stud belt, $58, all at Nordstrom.

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  • "Challis," an angry Rudenuaman yelled, "can't you keep that brat quiet?

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  •   "Challis," an angry Rudenuaman yelled, "can't you keep that brat quiet?

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  • Both were married -- Schueler to a woman he had met only months before, during basic training, Challis to a submarine commander she hadn't seen in two years -- but they had a brief but intense romance in London during the blackout.

    David Galenson: Portrait of an Abstract Expressionist

  • Schueler was a navigator in the Army Air Corps, flying bombing raids over France and Germany; Challis was an emergency ambulance driver in London.

    David Galenson: Portrait of an Abstract Expressionist

  • He had been dreaming of going to the Scottish Highlands for 15 years, since 1942, when he had met Bunty Challis in London, at a tea dance for American officers.

    David Galenson: Portrait of an Abstract Expressionist

  • “People from across Essex rallied to support her parents Lisa and Paul Challis by holding fundraisers to pay for prosthetic limbs, but those have left her struggling to keep up with her classmates at Engaines Primary School, in Little Clacton and her twin sister Sophie,” says the Gazette, adding:

    Ellie May Challis bouncing along –

  • “Fortified biscuits are also used as a ready-to-eat food that is high in nutrients and calories, and that is for people who are moving or who do not have the ability to be able to cook, then this is a very important kind of product for immediate nutritional support,” explains World Food Program spokeswoman Challis McDonough.

    Malnutrition Devastates Horn of Africa Drought Areas

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