Brentwood


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Brentwood

(ˈbrɛntˌwʊd)
n
(Placename) a residential town in SE England, in SW Essex near London. Pop: 47 593 (2001)
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It was the creation of Miss Brentwood, an enormously wealthy old maid; and it was her husband, and family, and toy.
Miss Brentwood thinks I am as mild as a kitten and as good-natured and stolid as the family cow.
We were all seated when Miss Brentwood brought Ernest in.
At the head of the room, Miss Brentwood introduced him to Colonel Van Gilbert, and I knew that the latter was to preside.
But he fooled the others, just as he had fooled Miss Brentwood.
I notice that you have profited in the past by those very labour gouges you mention," insinuated Brentwood, one of the wiliest and most astute of our corporation lawyers.
That is quite beside the question, Brentwood," Bertie drawled.
I remember the afternoon at the club when I caught Halstead and Brentwood whispering in a corner.
Brentwood, I remember, was a perfect brute, snarling and snapping and threatening that murder would be done if we did not get our proper share.
Brentwood, Halstead, and I fled away for the machine.
Paul's, jingling rapidly by the strangers' entry of Fleet-Market, which, with Exeter 'Change, has now departed to the world of shadows--how they passed the White Bear in Piccadilly, and saw the dew rising up from the market-gardens of Knightsbridge--how Turnhamgreen, Brentwood, Bagshot, were passed--need not be told here.
Within minutes of the time you receive this a nurse-girl will have been choked to death in Brentwood Park.