[ad-ley yoo-ing] /ˈæd leɪ ˈyu ɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1835–1914, vice president of the U.S. 1893–97.
his grandson, Adlai E(wing) 1900–65, U.S. statesman and diplomat: ambassador to the U.N. 1960–65.
Andrew, 1784–1857, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1827–34.
Robert Louis (Robert Lewis Balfour) 1850–94, Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet.
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Adlai Ewing (ˈædleɪ ˈjuːɪŋ). 1900–68, US statesman: twice defeated as Democratic presidential candidate (1952; 1956); US delegate at the United Nations (1961–65)
Robert Louis (Balfour). 1850–94, Scottish writer: his novels include Treasure Island (1883), Kidnapped (1886), and The Master of Ballantrae (1889)
Rex (Todhunter) [tod-huhn-ter] /ˈtɒdˌhʌn tər/ (Show IPA), 1886–1975, U.S. detective novelist. Robert, 1844–1930, New Zealand jurist and statesman: prime minister 1884–87. adjective solidly built or corpulent (prenominal) resolute or valiant: stout fellow strong, substantial, and robust a stout heart, courage; resolution noun strong porter highly flavoured with malt noun Sir Robert. 1844–1930, New Zealand statesman, […]
Robert Smith, 1805–64, English editor and writer. Historical Examples Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various Villainage in England Paul Vinogradoff The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various The American Senator Anthony Trollope The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire C. J. Davison Ingledew Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe […]
Helen Herron [her-uh n] /ˈhɛr ən/ (Show IPA), 1861–1943, U.S. First Lady 1909–13 (wife of William Howard Taft). Lorado [luh-rey-doh] /ləˈreɪ doʊ/ (Show IPA), 1860–1936, U.S. sculptor. Robert A(lphonso) [al-fon-soh] /ælˈfɒn soʊ/ (Show IPA), 1889–1953, U.S. lawyer and political leader (son of William Howard). William Howard, 1857–1930, 27th president of the U.S. 1909–13; chief justice […]
a short or docked tail. an animal with such a tail. Also, bobtailed. having a bobtail. cut short; docked; cropped. shorter or briefer than usual; abbreviated: Several legislative items must be dropped from the current bobtail session of Congress. to cut short the tail of; dock, often by cutting a muscle in a horse’s tail […]