Rogers



Bernard, 1893–1968, U.S. composer.
Bruce, 1870–1957, U.S. book designer and printer.
Carl (Ransom) 1902–87, U.S. psychologist.
Ginger (Virginia Katherine McMath) 1911–1995, U.S. actress and dancer: longtime partner of Fred Astaire.
James Gamble, 1867–1947, U.S. architect.
John, 1829–1904, U.S. sculptor.
Robert, 1731–95, American pioneer and commander in the British regular army during the French and Indian War.
Samuel, 1763–1855, English poet.
Will(iam Penn Adair)
[uh-dair] /əˈdɛər/ (Show IPA), 1879–1935, U.S. actor and humorist.
William P(ierce) 1913–2001, U.S. lawyer: Attorney General 1957–61; secretary of state 1969–73.
a city in NW Arkansas.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “fame” and “spear.”.
Contemporary Examples

ISIS Fight Has a Spy Shortage, Intel Chair Says Kimberly Dozier January 1, 2015
Thomas Kinkade’s Paintings Embody an American Vision Missed by Many Artists Blake Gopnik April 10, 2012
New Benghazi Investigation Spooks GOP Leaders Eli Lake May 13, 2014
‘They Need a Spanking’ Rebecca Dana, Lloyd Grove November 27, 2009
Iran Plot’s WikiLeaks Link Eli Lake October 13, 2011

Historical Examples

Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
Diggers in the Earth Eva March Tappan
Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
Reprinted Pieces Charles Dickens

noun
Ginger, real name Virginia McMath. 1911–95, US dancer and film actress, who partnered Fred Astaire
Richard, Baron Rogers of Riverside. born 1933, British architect. His works include the Pompidou Centre in Paris (1971–77; with Renzo Piano), the Lloyd’s building in London (1986), the Millennium Dome in Greenwich (1999), and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 (2008)
William Penn Adair, known as Will. 1879–1935, US actor, newspaper columnist, and humorist in the homespun tradition
interjection
(used in signalling, telecommunications, etc) message received Compare wilco
an expression of agreement
verb
(slang) (of a man) to copulate (with)

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