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George, 1781–1848, English inventor and engineer.
his son, Robert, 1803–59, English engineer.
Contemporary Examples

U.K. Loses Faith in Police William Underhill July 17, 2011
U.K. Loses Faith in Police William Underhill July 17, 2011
Why eBay Is an Art Forger’s Paradise Lizzie Crocker August 18, 2014
Why eBay Is an Art Forger’s Paradise Lizzie Crocker August 18, 2014
Murdoch Resignation Rumors Fly July 18, 2011

Historical Examples

‘Puffing Billy’ and the Prize ‘Rocket’ Helen Cross Knight
Lives of the Engineers Samuel Smiles
The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation Austin O’Malley
Lives of the Engineers Samuel Smiles
James Watt Andrew Carnegie

noun
George. 1781–1848, British inventor of the first successful steam locomotive (1814); constructed the first railway line to carry passengers, the Stockton and Darlington Railway (opened 1825)
his son, Robert. 1803–59, British engineer, noted for his construction of railway bridges and viaducts, esp the tubular bridge over the Menai Strait

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