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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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