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Daniel webster

Daniel, 1782–1852, U.S. statesman and orator.
John, c1580–1625? English dramatist.
Margaret, 1905–72, British stage director, producer, and actress, born in the U.S.
Noah, 1758–1843, U.S. lexicographer and essayist.
William H(edgcock)
[hej-kok] /ˈhɛdʒˌkɒk/ (Show IPA), born 1924, U.S. judge and government official: director of the FBI 1978–87 and of the CIA 1987–91.
a city in central Massachusetts.
Also, Webster’s. Informal. a dictionary of the English language.
Contemporary Examples

Replacing Payroll Taxes with Carbon Taxes Justin Green December 4, 2012
Election Day Is Scarier Than Halloween P. J. O’Rourke October 31, 2014
Election Day Is Scarier Than Halloween P. J. O’Rourke October 31, 2014
My Family’s Lockerbie Rage Brian Flynn August 5, 2010
Following Joshua Foer to the USA Memory Championship Rob Verger March 31, 2012

Historical Examples

The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2) Ida Husted Harper
The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4) Albert J. Beveridge
The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell

an archaic word for weaver (sense 1)
Daniel. 1782–1852, US politician and orator
John. ?1580–?1625, English dramatist, noted for his revenge tragedies The White Devil (?1612) and The Duchess of Malfi (?1613)
Noah. 1758–1843, US lexicographer, famous for his American Dictionary of the English Language (1828)


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