Pronunciation: (bôr'dn), [key]
1. Gail, 1801–74, U.S. inventor: developed technique for condensing milk.
2. Lizzie (Andrew), 1860–1927, defendant in U.S. 1893 trial: acquitted of ax murder of father and stepmother.
3. Sir Robert Laird Pronunciation: (lârd), [key] 1854–1937, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1911–20.
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