Blackstone



Sir William, 1723–80, English jurist and writer on law.
a river in S Massachusetts, flowing SE across NE Rhode Island to Pawtucket. About 40 miles (64 km) long.
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Historical Examples

The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory Margaret Vandercook
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen
Two Gentlemen of Verona William Shakespeare
Mitch Miller Edgar Lee Masters
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16) Thomas Hart Benton

noun
Sir William. 1723–80, English jurist noted particularly for his Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765–69), which had a profound influence on jurisprudence in the US

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