Pronunciation: (rut'lij), [key]
1. Ann, 1816–35, fiancée of Abraham Lincoln.
2. Edward, 1749–1800, U.S. lawyer and statesman.
3. his brother,John, 1739–1800, U.S. jurist and statesman: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1789–91.
4. Wiley Blount Pronunciation: (blunt), [key] 1894–1949, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1943–49.
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