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provost
used in Gone with the Wind

8 uses
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Definition a high-ranking university administrator
  • The provost guard took them up there and if it hadn't been for Ashley's slick tongue, they'd have spent Christmas in jail.
    2.15 (11% in)
  • Here along Peachtree Street and near-by streets were the headquarters of the various army departments, each office swarming with uniformed men, the commissary, the signal corps, the mail service, the railway transport, the provost marshal.
    2.8 (32% in)
  • We did it to show our appreciation of his talking the provost guard out of putting us in jail.
    2.15 (31% in)
  • There were hundreds of men skulking in the swamps and the mountains, defying the provost guard to drag them back to the army.
    3.17 (21% in)
  • Will you tell your brother that he must appear before the provost marshal tomorrow morning for questioning?
    4.45 (74% in)
  • You and your girls will have to appear before the provost marshal tomorrow.
    4.46 (17% in)
  • Will the provost make them pay for my mirrors?
    4.46 (17% in)
  • You were wonderful before the provost marshal today, Mrs. Watling!
    4.46 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "provost" in Gone with the Wind.

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