Alice, born 1944, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
David, 1785–1830, U.S. abolitionist.
James John (“Jimmy”) 1881–1946, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1926–32.
John, born 1952, New Zealand track-and-field athlete.
[breed-luhv] /ˈbridˌlʌv/ (Show IPA), 1867–1919, U.S. businesswoman and philanthropist.
a city in W Michigan.
a male given name.
So it wasn’t surprising to see Michael Eric Dyson or alice walker boogying down.
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Later, she read about Zora Neale Hurston and Jean Toomer in alice walker’s In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens.
The Mythical Harlem Jane Ciabattari February 16, 2011
a person who walks
Also called baby walker. a tubular frame on wheels or castors to support a baby learning to walk
a similar support for walking, often with rubber feet, for use by disabled or infirm people
a woman’s escort at a social event: let me introduce my walker for tonight
Alice (Malsenior). born 1944, US writer: her works include In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973) and the novels Meridian (1976), The Color Purple (1982), and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992)
Sir John. born 1952, New Zealand middle-distance runner, the first athlete to run one hundred sub-four-minute miles
walker walk·er (wô’kər)
A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.
A shoe specially designed for walking comfortably. Often used in the plural.
To reexamine a case to diagnose errors: In walking back the cat to seek the genesis, do we exaggerate the human element? (1980s+ Espionage)
Alfred [al-fred,, -frid;; German ahl-freyt] /ˈæl frɛd,, -frɪd;; German ˈɑl freɪt/ (Show IPA), 1866–1919, Swiss chemist: Nobel prize 1913. a male given name. Contemporary Examples Acclaimed documentarian Werner Herzog takes an unsparing look at the death penalty in his new film, ‘Into the Abyss.’ Werner Herzog’s ‘Into the Abyss’ Explores the Death Penalty Ben Crair […]
Adrian [ey-dree-uh n,, ah-dree-ahn] /ˈeɪ dri ən,, ˈɑ driˌɑn/ (Show IPA), c1480–1562, Flemish composer. Historical Examples He was a younger contemporary of Willaert’s, but was born an Italian. The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 Rupert Hughes One of Willaert’s motets, at any rate, tells the story of Susannah, and is plainly a forerunner […]
Adolf [ah-dawlf] /ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1876–1959, German chemist: Nobel prize 1928. Windaus Win·daus (vĭn’dous’), Adolf. 1876-1959. German chemist. He won a Nobel Prize (1928) for his research on sterols and their relationship to vitamins, especially vitamin D.
Alexander, 1887–1943, U.S. essayist and journalist. Historical Examples Standing there, Mr. Woollcott and I contrived several theories. Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday Mr. Woollcott asked Mr. Chesterton, and told him of a restaurant nearby where this could be obtained. Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday And Mr. Woollcott’s manner indicated that he was inclined […]