Carson



Christopher (“Kit”) 1809–68, U.S. frontiersman and scout.
Sir Edward Henry (Baron Carson) 1854–1935, Irish public official.
Johnny, 1925–2005, U.S. television entertainer.
Rachel Louise, 1907–1964, U.S. marine biologist and author.
a city in SW California.
a river in N California and NW Nevada, flowing NE to the Carson Sink. 150 miles (241 km) long.
a male or female given name.
Contemporary Examples

In the wake of that speech, Carson became a full-fledged media celebrity and his appearance at CPAC was televised live on Fox.
CPAC Meets Dr. Ben Carson Ben Jacobs March 15, 2013

Carson was able to frame much of his speech around his professional life.
CPAC Meets Dr. Ben Carson Ben Jacobs March 15, 2013

Carson hired him more or less on a whim, and he must have liked his new mouthpiece, keeping him close for almost two decades.
Wheeere’s Johnny? Malcolm Jones October 12, 2013

Carson hosted from 1962 to 1992 on NBC and set the standard for all late-night talk shows to come.
The Week in Nostalgia: ‘Tonight Show’ Turns 51, Cartoon Network Turns 21 & More (VIDEO) Chancellor Agard October 5, 2013

The problem is not that Carson has become a prominent Black conservative.
Ben Carson Was a Role Model for Black Teens Until He Sold Out to the Right Joshua DuBois March 15, 2014

Historical Examples

But he did not know the news Jim Bridger carried, the same news that Carson was carrying east.
The Covered Wagon Emerson Hough

You say your prayers every night to King William and Carson!
The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine

So we crossed the trail, and I signed to Carson and to Smith to move out across the gulch and around by the other side.
Pluck on the Long Trail Edwin L. Sabin

Their success had created quite an excitement around Carson.
With Trapper Jim in the North Woods Lawrence J. Leslie

In reality, had Bob only known, they were mulling the situation over in their respective minds, and Carson knew they were.
Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil Alice B. Emerson

noun
Christopher, known as Kit Carson. 1809–68, US frontiersman, trapper, scout, and Indian agent
Edward Henry, Baron. 1854–1935, Anglo-Irish politician and lawyer; led northern Irish resistance to the British government’s plan for home rule for Ireland
Rachel (Louise). 1907–64, US marine biologist and science writer; author of Silent Spring (1962)
Willie, full name William Hunter Fisher Carson. born 1942, Scottish jockey: rode four winners in the Derby (1979, 1980, 1989, 1994)
Carson
(kär’sən)
American marine biologist and writer whose best-known book, Silent Spring (1962), was an influential study of the dangerous effects of synthetic pesticides on food chains. Public reaction to the book resulted in stricter controls on pesticide use and shaped the ideas of the modern environmental movement.

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