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‘Witness’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Witness’ as a noun.

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Would he have to go into court as a witness?

From ‘Orley Farm’, by Anthony Trollope.

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Ruffian

“What we pay rates and taxes for I don’t know, when any ruffian can come in and break one’s goods.”

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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