Woking


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Woking

(ˈwəʊkɪŋ)
n
(Placename) a town in SE England, in central Surrey: mainly residential. Pop: 101 127 (2001)
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But very early in the morning poor Ogilvy, who had seen the shooting star and who was persuaded that a meteorite lay somewhere on the common between Horsell, Ottershaw, and Woking, rose early with the idea of finding it.
At that he stood irresolute for a moment, then turned, scrambled out of the pit, and set off running wildly into Woking.
If you are ready we will start at once for Woking, and see this diplomatist who is in such evil case, and the lady to whom he dictates his letters.
We were fortunate enough to catch an early train at Waterloo, and in a little under an hour we found ourselves among the fir-woods and the heather of Woking.
Harrison whom you saw just now--was in town, and that he would travel down to Woking by the eleven-o'clock train, and I wanted if possible to catch it.
One of them drove down with me to Waterloo, and saw me into the Woking train.
I had not been back to Woking between getting the order and executing the commission.
Yes, I sent wires from Woking station to every evening paper in London.
But I should be extremely obliged to you if you would come down with me to Woking to-morrow, by the same train which we took yesterday.
I met him accordingly next morning and we traveled down to Woking together.
Holmes had still more startling surprise for us, however, for, after accompanying us down to the station and seeing us into our carriage, he calmly announced that he had no intention of leaving Woking.
There I remained until evening, when I set off for Woking again, and found myself in the high-road outside Briarbrae just after sunset.