Definitions

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

Etymologies

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One of the variant spellings of Nichol, a Middle English vernacular form of the given name Nicholas.

Examples

  • This was by Captain Nicholl's command, in order to prevent quarrelling.

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  • This was right -- a true decision I could not but admit to myself; for Captain Nicholl's life was largely known to me and I knew him to be honest, upright, and

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  • Captain Nicholl, Arnold Bentham (the surgeon), and myself.

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  • I held the hat on my knees with Captain Nicholl's hat over it.

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  • Captain Nicholl caught Jud Hetchkins stealing from the pork barrel.

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  • Captain Nicholl frankly admitted that in this uncharted ocean he had no knowledge of any near land.

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  • And though I saw them not, I could guess how grievously had been pounded the bodies of Captain Nicholl and Arnold Bentham.

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  • Neither Captain Nicholl nor I could utter a word, but with streaming eyes we nodded our consent.

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  • Captain Nicholl frankly admitted that after sixty-three days of dead reckoning he did not know where we were.

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  • He looked to Captain Nicholl for confirmation of my suggestion, and

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