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Lloyd

 (loid), Harold Clayton 1893-1971.
American silent film actor noted for his death-defying stunts in such films as Safety Last (1923).

Lloyd

(lɔɪd)
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1. (Biography) Clive (Hubert). born 1944, West Indian (Guyanese) cricketer; played in 110 tests (1966–84), scoring 7,515 runs; captained the West Indies in 74 tests and to two World Cup wins (1975, 1979)
2. (Biography) Harold (Clayton). 1893–1971, US comic film actor
3. (Biography) Marie, real name Matilda Alice Victoria Wood. 1870–1922, English music-hall entertainer
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Noun1.Lloyd - United States comic actor in silent filmsLloyd - United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)
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First, there was Lloyd Inwood, tall, slender, and finely knit, nervous and dark.
Lloyd. "I should like to speak to her before I go."
He had nothing else to do, poor fellow, except at a certain hour of every afternoon to "go to Lloyd's" - in observance of a ceremony of seeing his principal, I think.
Upon this imaginary creature rested the responsibility of all these shipwrecks, which unfortunately were considerable; for of three thousand ships whose loss was annually recorded at Lloyd's, the number of sailing and steam-ships supposed to be totally lost, from the absence of all news, amounted to not less than two hundred!
-- In the evening Captain Lloyd, the Surveyor-general, so well known from his examination of the Isthmus of Panama, invited Mr.
She never reads anything but the Bible and Lloyd's Weekly News .
Billy Murphy, and Joe Lloyd, and all the survivors of the old guard, got around me and their arms around me.
Professor Lloyd Morgan gives the following definition of "instinctive behaviour":
These not so important as to go in your list of the shipping in the Times, and so we go, by suggestion of Lord Godalming, to your Lloyd's, where are note of all ships that sail, however so small.
"I have spent the whole day," said he, "over Lloyd's registers and files of the old papers, following the future career of every vessel which touched at Pondicherry in January and February in
"Arrange to leave Waterloo by North German Lloyd special," he wired, "9.25 A.
In Constantinople you ask, "How far is it to the Consulate?" and they answer, "About ten minutes." "How far is it to the Lloyds' Agency?" "Quarter of an hour." "How far is it to the lower bridge?" "Four minutes." I can not be positive about it, but I think that there, when a man orders a pair of pantaloons, he says he wants them a quarter of a minute in the legs and nine seconds around the waist.