Randolph



A(sa) Philip, 1889–1979, U.S. labor leader: president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1925–68.
Edmund Jennings
[jen-ings] /ˈdʒɛn ɪŋs/ (Show IPA), 1753–1813, U.S. statesman: first U.S. Attorney General 1789–94; secretary of state 1794–95.
John, 1773–1833, U.S. statesman and author.
a town in E Massachusetts, S of Boston.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Randolph received a radio message confirming that Nolen was wanted and she moved to place him under arrest.
The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading Michael Daly September 26, 2014

Jennie met Randolph Churchill in 1873 at a ball; three days later they were engaged.
The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain Tim Teeman December 30, 2014

The Tall T, from a Leonard novelette, starred Randolph Scott and Richard Boone.
Elmore Leonard’s Rocky Road to Fame and Fortune Mike Lupica September 12, 2014

Since then, Randolph dreamt of bring hundreds of thousands of people to Washington to speak with one voice for jobs and rights.
What Was the Goal of MLK’s March on Washington? Charles Euchner July 25, 2013

“He advised me that he did not have his license on him,” Randolph wrote in her affidavit.
The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading Michael Daly September 26, 2014

Historical Examples

Randolph listened in respectful silence, but entirely unconvinced.
Trevethlan: (Vol 2 of 3) William Davy Watson

The acquittal of Chase was, therefore, a judgment against Randolph.
Union and Democracy Allen Johnson

If Mrs. Randolph and her daughters were there, they had retired.
Lewis Rand Mary Johnston

Benjamin, Mallory, Randolph, Meminger—they are all good men.
The Long Roll Mary Johnston

It was on the second afternoon of headache and sore throat that Mrs. Randolph came to the rescue.
The Girl from Arizona Nina Rhoades

noun
Edmund Jennings, 1753–1813, US politician. He was a member of the convention that framed the US constitution (1787), attorney general (1789–94), and secretary of state (1794–95)
John, called Randolph of Roanoke. 1773–1833, US politician, noted for his eloquence: in 1820 he opposed the Missouri Compromise that outlawed slavery
Sir Thomas; 1st Earl of Moray. Died 1332, Scottish soldier: regent after the death of Robert the Bruce (1329)

masc. proper name, from Old Norse Rannulfr “shield-wolf” and Frankish *Rannulf “raven-wolf,” both brought to England by the Normans.

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