Definitions

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  • n. English engineer who built the first railway locomotive (1771-1833)

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Examples

  • Sir Gideon Trevithick in CAPTIVE OF SIN would probably be close to my most tortured guy yet.

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  • He's a great bloke who will understand our predicament Manageress Debbie Trevithick.

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  • In 1804 Trevithick designed and built a locomotive to run on rails.

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  • "Go ahead and run, Richard," Preen Chand called though Trevithick, of course, could not hear.

    A different flesh

  • "There's one attention I won't regret being spared," Trevithick said, waiting for Tilak to get round to him.

    A different flesh

  • "I do not know if we can beat this Trevithick, Preen, if his machine performs as he says it will."

    A different flesh

  • -- He got to his feet, brushed off himself and Trevithick.

    A different flesh

  • "I'd like to see Trevithick do this when his boiler runs dry,"

    A different flesh

  • Since the flesh-and-blood elephants were ready at once, while the Iron Elephant had to build up soeam, Trevithick wanoed Preen Chand not to start until the engine could move.

    A different flesh

  • He led Trevithick over to Paul Tilak, who knew enough first aid to splint a broken arm.

    A different flesh

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