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noun as in sofa; small desk

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While a judge dismissed Henry and Davenport’s lawsuit in March, the NFL announced an end to the practice in June amid the pressure of 50,000 petitions, media scrutiny, and the country’s increased attention to racial inequity.

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The job paid $12 an hour and allowed Davenport to stay home with her two kids, who took classes online.

If Davenport was caught comparing pay, she could be terminated.

Davenport quit in November 2018 after working for about a month.

The customer, seeing Davenport on video chat, would not have known she was working from home.

“You can host a sit-down diner for 140, and the house can accommodate 700 people at a party,” Davenport says proudly.

Eddie Davenport made his name organizing the infamous Gatecrasher Balls for rich U.K. teens.

Since getting out, in May, Davenport says he has been attempting to pick up what he calls normal life.

Five minutes later, wearing a dress shirt and jeans, Davenport appears.

Why, I wonder, is Davenport so obsessed with defining himself as part of the British aristocracy?

Christopher Davenport, died; a learned Englishman, who became a Franciscan, and published several theological works.

Thrice he crossed the room; then he flung himself down on the davenport beside Mrs. Owen.

The third is Mr. Bright, sometimes trained up under Mr. Davenport.

Captain Davenport, of Boston, fell next, but before he fell penetrated the enclosure.

Davenport came as near to solving the problem of an electric motor as was possible without the invention of Pacinotti.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to davenport, such as: chesterfield, couch, daybed, futon, secretary, and convertible sofa.

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