Helen Herron [her-uh n] /ˈhɛr ən/ (Show IPA), 1861–1943, U.S. First Lady 1909–13 (wife of William Howard Taft).
[luh-rey-doh] /ləˈreɪ doʊ/ (Show IPA), 1860–1936, U.S. sculptor.
[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 of the U.S. Supreme Court 1921–30.
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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 […]
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a short, jerky motion: a bob of the head. to move quickly down and up: to bob the head. to indicate with such a motion: to bob a greeting. to make a jerky motion with the head or body. to move about with jerky, usually rising and falling motions: The ball bobbed upon the waves. […]