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  • These will be mounted in pairson a large barge, which will be permanently moored where it is needed to supply power and possibly some desalination to a shore settlement or industrial complex.

    Nuclear power reactor

  • "Is she our sort of pairson?" asked Ellen doubtfully.

    The Judge

  • Do you know, you're not like an elderly pairson at all.

    The Judge

  • “The body was that of a well-nourished pairson,” he remarked, his bright inquisitive eyes fixed upon the Coroner.

    Flowers for the Judge

  • And then, while Macbeth had his faults, he was a verra accomplished pairson, and I respect and like him for that.

    Between You and Me

  • They've a verra keen sense o 'the ridiculous, and they're as fond of a joke that's turned against themselves as of one they play upon another pairson.

    Between You and Me

  • It always reminded her of her pore, dear brother what was drownded las 'summer, an' a sick pairson made a quare lot o 'extra work, even when it was considered in the wages.

    The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)

  • "oh, I see ... well then, the only famous pairson, I've ever met, was mel gibson, once when he was in Dublin."

    wendchymes Diary Entry

  • There's a graat dail of ignorance consailed aboot my pairson. "

    Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885

  • "What I'm tellin 'them is," continued Mrs. Griffen, warming with her subject, "maybe that thing was a pairson that's dead, an 'might be owin'

    All on the Irish Shore Irish Sketches

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