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used in And Then There Were None

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to be in charge; or to head; or to be the chairperson — especially of a formal meeting or ceremony
  • But to begin with, he's an old man and he's been presiding over courts of law for years.
    p. 153.5
  • He definitely presided over the court.
    p. 134.5
  • When in due course I came to preside over a court of law, that other secret instinct of mine was encouraged to develop.
    p. 262.4

There are no more uses of "preside" in And Then There Were None.

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