Chester, 1901–86, U.S. statesman and author: special adviser on Afro-Asian and Latin-American affairs; ambassador to India 1951–53, 1963–69.
Paul (Frederic) 1910?–1999, U.S. novelist and composer.
Samuel, 1826–78, U.S. journalist.
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a flexible strip of wood or other material, bent by a string stretched between its ends, for shooting arrows: He drew the bow and sent the arrow to its target. an instrument resembling this, used for various purposes, as rotating a drill or spindle, or loosening entangled or matted fibers. a bend or curve. Also […]
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any of several games in which players standing at one end of an alley or green roll balls at standing objects or toward a mark at the other end, especially a game in which a heavy ball is rolled from one end of a wooden alley at wooden pins set up at the opposite end. […]
a long, narrow wooden lane or alley, for the game of tenpins. a building or enclosed area containing a number of such lanes or alleys. Historical Examples The Life of King Edward VII J. Castell Hopkins A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15) Robert Dodsley Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume […]