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"Only place where they would be safe, then," said the spokesman.

Fitzosborn should he the spokesman, and explain the result of their parliament.

"We're after our dinner," says Low, as spokesman of the party.

I looked at the impassive face of the spokesman with the wand.

"So there's plenty of choice, after all, you see," said spokesman Hugh in conclusion.

It included Archdeacon Wealthy, who served as its spokesman.

You shan't be getting into trouble—I'll be spokesman for the fishermen myself.

“We took him to be The Coyote,” said the spokesman of the group.

Kellen, the oldest of the three, and the spokesman, rose as I entered the room.

Charlie, the spokesman of the party because he was the eldest, did not know.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "an interpreter," 1530s in the sense of "person who speaks for another or others." Irregular formation from spoke, past tense of speak (actually a back-formation from spoken). Spokeswoman is from 1650s; spokesperson is from 1972. Spokesmodel is attested from 1990.

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