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  • n. Plural form of farewell.


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  • Here again farewells: to the dear little old lady from Boston and to my kind and charming friend the Ceylon tea-planter, who has placed me under an endless debt of gratitude by his many courtesies.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • Still, I recalled the farewells, as my visionary middle brother stood dangerously near the edge of the swampy platform, surrounded by goats, watching the three of us ride away.


  • She caught up my silk hat and tipped it onto my head, permitted young Ledbetter to help her into her brilliant white sealskin coat, picked up her tiny gold mesh handbag, and sashayed down the corridor to the stage door, calling farewells to various fellow musicians and staff as she went.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • She only dimly recalled the farewells to the healer and the boy's mother.

    The Pillars of Creation

  • Warren took the wheel, and the chauffeur, still the hero of the occasion, stood on the running board and waved his cap and called his farewells as long as they were in sight.

    The Boy Scouts in Front of Warsaw

  • His mother appeared upon the porch in departure, calling farewells over her shoulder to Mrs. Gelbraith, who stood in the doorway.


  • They all went away at the same time, those in carriages calling farewells to each other and to the little processions departing on foot in different directions to homes near by.

    The Two Vanrevels

  • So, of the seven condemned only three called their farewells to Murray as he marched down the corridor between the two guards -- Bonifacio,

    Rolling Stones

  • Women were calling farewells and cautions to the men in the returning boats, and meeting friends were telling in many tongues the droll or sad distresses of the hour.

    The Flower of the Chapdelaines

  • Feelingly and reluctantly we said our "farewells," promising to come at some future time if God so willed.

    Fifteen Years with the Outcast


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