Definitions

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  • proper n. A village in Cheshire, England.
  • proper n. A habitational surname.

Etymologies

From Old English Cēolmund, a given name + lēah ("wood, clearing"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Her book was published in 1785, she had then in her possession a letter from Dr. Johnson, dated in 1777 [1070], which begins thus: ” 'Cholmondeley's story shocks me, if it be true, which I can hardly think, for I am utterly unconscious of it: I am very sorry, and very much ashamed [1071].'

    Life Of Johnson

  • After the war Jean Leslie married, Cholmondeley chased locusts and intelligence in Arabia, Hillgarth planted trees in Ireland.

    Operation Mincemeat, Operation Heartbreak, and The Man Who Never Was

  • How *do* you pronounce Cholmondeley, for instance?

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  • The inscription too small to be seen in the lower left corner of the painting reads: Two ladies of the Cholmondeley Family

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  • The killing was the second time in just over a year that Cholmondeley had fatally shot a black man.

    OPEN THREAD.

  • And by the way, the cover is beautiful and intriguing, a reproduction of a picture in the Tate Gallery of two sisters holding their two swaddled babies, entitled "The Cholmondeley Sisters".

    Jane Smiley: Jane's Bingo! Award for Most Informative Book of 2006

  • Then there's the strange Kenya case of Thomas "Tom" Cholmondeley possibly pronounced "chum-lee"?

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  • That anger has increased exponentially as Cholmondeley has told police he shot Njoya, 37, after being threatened by him and several other trespassers he thought were poaching on the premises.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Cholmondeley, son of the fifth Baron Delamere and great-grandson of Kenya's most prominent early British settler, is in police custody but has not yet been charged in the killing, the second he has been accused of in 13 months.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I had missed them SO much, and now it's wonderful seeing their smiling faces looking up and me, and Cholmondeley lying at my feet where he belongs, and Robinson out on the deck with the breeze blowing through his whiskers.

    Milestones!

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