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Tay•lor



Pronunciation: (tā'lur), [key]
n.
1. A(lan) J(ohn) P(ercivale), 1906–90, English historian.
2. Bay•ard Pronunciation: (bī'urd, bā'-), [key] (James Bayard), 1825–78, U.S. poet, novelist, and travel writer.
3. Brook, 1685–1731, English mathematician.
4. Cecil (Percival), born 1933, U.S. jazz pianist and composer.
5. David Watson, 1864–1940, U.S. naval architect.
6. Edward, 1644?–1729, American physician, clergyman, and poet; born in England.
7. Edward Thompson (“Father Taylor”), 1793–1871, U.S. Methodist clergyman.
8. Frederick Winslow, 1856–1915, U.S. inventor.
9. Jeremy, 1613–67, English prelate and theological writer.
10. John W., 1784–1854, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1820–21, 1825–27.
11. (Joseph) Deems, 1885–1966, U.S. composer, music critic, and author.
12. Maxwell (Davenport), 1901–87, U.S. army general and diplomat: chief of staff 1955–59; chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff 1962–64.
13. Myron Charles, 1874–1959, U.S. lawyer, industrialist, and diplomat.
14. Paul (Bel•ville) Pronunciation: (bel'vil), [key] born 1930, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
15. Peter (Hills•man) Pronunciation: (hilz'mun), [key] 1917–94, U.S. short-story writer, novelist, and playwright.
16. Robert Lewis, born 1912, U.S. biographer, humorist, and newspaperman.
17. Tom, 1817–80, English playwright and editor.
18. Zachary (“Old Rough and Ready”), 1784–1850, 12th president of the U.S. 1849–50: major general during the Mexican War and commander of the army of the Rio Grande 1846.
19. a city in SE Michigan. 77,568.
20. a town in central Texas. 10,619.
21. a male or female given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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