Definitions of Blair

  1. British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 ( born in 1953)

Usage examples for Blair

  1. I always thought Blair would get her. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  2. Shall we not take it across direct to Mr. Blair for publication in his Globe? – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  3. I did not reflect that Miss Elspeth Blair must have risen early and ridden far to be in the Canongate at this hour. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  4. Clerk: Mr. Chase and Mr. Blair, I believe, sir. – Abraham Lincoln by John Drinkwater
  5. This is the policy of Lincoln, of Seward, and very likely of Mr. Blair. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  6. Mr. Blair took me at once to the White House, and I explained the plan to the President. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  7. But for the New York radical Republicans, already named, neither Chase nor Blair would have entered the Cabinet. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  8. Then Mr. Blair got up, lookin as if he thought that wisdom would surely die when he did. – Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia by Seba Smith
  9. The hostility of Blair to the Tyler administration was a fact rather more than well known. – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  10. Governor Yates's reply, if any, is not found in the Trumbull papers, but a letter from him dated Springfield, January 22, says that Frank P. Blair, Jr. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  11. There was an army of young but not very dependable gentlemen who would have married her like a flash, notwithstanding her own poverty, had it not been for the fact that Mrs. Blair was so thoroughly educated by this time that she couldn't even contemplate a mistake in her calculations. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. Alfred sent his colored man, Doc Blair, to borrow or buy the cradle. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  13. Eight years had passed since the Professor had parted with Burns at Blair Castle, after the poet's happy visit there. – Robert Burns by Principal Shairp
  14. Cloth, $ 1. 50; or cheap edition in paper cover, 50 Lives of Horatio Seymour and Francis P. Blair, Jr. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  15. No, it hasn't, Mr. Blair. – White Fire by John Oxenham
  16. " We met once, ten years ago, up on the Cut- and had lunch together," said Blair, with a smile. – White Fire by John Oxenham
  17. Right: I thank you for your courtesy, and remain Yours sincerely, Robert Blair Right: I shall be grateful for any further information you can give me. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  18. Doctor Blair preached us a fine sermon from the text, " My people shall dwell in a pleasant habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting- places!" – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  19. The Tribune remembered a time when a signed statement, purporting to come from a certain Mrs. Amanda P. Pillow, of 22 Blair Street, Newcastle, had appeared, to the effect that three bottles of Rand's Peach Nectar had cured her of dropsy. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. Mr. Blair having been acquainted with the proposition I presented to General Scott, under Mr. Buchanan's Administration, sent for me to tender the same to Mr. Lincoln, informing me that Lieutenant- General Scott had advised the President that the fort could not be relieved, and must be given up. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis