John, 1743–98, U.S. inventor: pioneer in development of the steamboat.
(William) Clyde, 1865–1909, U.S. playwright.
another name for polecat (sense 1)
the fur of the polecat or ferret
- John fletcher
[flech-er] /ˈflɛtʃ ər/ noun 1. John, 1579–1625, English dramatist: collaborated with Francis Beaumont 1606?–16; with Philip Massinger 1613–25. 2. John Gould, 1886–1950, U.S. poet. 3. a male given name. /ˈflɛtʃə/ noun 1. a person who makes arrows /ˈflɛtʃə/ noun 1. John. 1579–1625, English Jacobean dramatist, noted for his romantic tragicomedies written in collaboration with Francis […]
- John garner
[gahr-ner] /ˈgɑr nər/ noun 1. John Nance [nans] /næns/ (Show IPA), 1868–1967, vice president of the U.S. 1933–41. /ˈɡɑːnə/ verb (transitive) 1. to gather or store in or as if in a granary noun 2. an archaic word for granary 3. (archaic) a place for storage or safekeeping /ˈɡɑːnə/ noun 1. Erroll. 1921–77, US jazz […]
- John gay
[gey] /geɪ/ noun 1. John, 1685–1732, English poet and dramatist. 2. a female or male given name. /ɡeɪ/ adjective 1. 2. noun 3. a homosexual /ɡeɪ/ noun 1. John. 1685–1732, English poet and dramatist; author of The Beggar’s Opera (1728) adj. late 14c., “full of joy, merry; light-hearted, carefree;” also “wanton, lewd, lascivious” (late 12c. […]
- John gilmore
person A noted Unix hacker who cofounded Usenet’s anarchic alt.* newsgroup hierarchy with Brian Reid. He also worked on GDB. E-mail: John Gilmore . (1995-04-18)