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albert edward

  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward.
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alfred edward housman

  • noun English poet (1859-1936)
    A. E. Housman; Housman.
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alfred edward woodley mason

  • noun English writer (1865-1948)
    A. E. W. Mason; Mason.
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charles edward berry

  • noun United States rock singer (born in 1931)
    Berry; Chuck Berry.
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charles edward ives

  • noun United States composer noted for his innovative use of polytonality (1874-1954)
    Ives.
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edward albee

  • noun United States dramatist (1928-)
    Albee; Edward Albee.
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edward antony richard louis

  • noun third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
    Edward Antony Richard Louis; Edward.
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edward appleton

  • noun English physicist remembered for his studies of the ionosphere (1892-1966)
    Edward Appleton; Appleton.
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edward benjamin britten

  • noun major English composer of the 20th century; noted for his operas (1913-1976)
    Lord Britten of Aldeburgh; Benjamin Britten; Britten.
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edward bouverie pusey

  • noun English theologian who (with John Henry Newman and John Keble) founded the Oxford movement (1800-1882)
    Edward Bouverie Pusey; Pusey.
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edward calvin kendall

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)
    Kendall; Edward Calvin Kendall.
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edward d. white

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
    Edward Douglas White Jr.; White; Edward D. White.
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edward douglas white jr.

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
    Edward Douglas White Jr.; White; Edward D. White.
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edward durell stone

  • noun United States architect (1902-1978)
    Stone.
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edward estlin cummings

  • noun United States writer noted for his typographically eccentric poetry (1894-1962)
    e. e. cummings; cummings.
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edward everett hale

  • noun prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
    Hale.
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edward fitzgerald

  • noun English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
    Fitzgerald.
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edward franklin albeen

  • noun United States dramatist (1928-)
    Albee; Edward Albee.
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edward g. robinson

  • noun United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
    Edward G. Robinson; Robinson.
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edward george earle bulwer-lytton

  • noun English writer of historical romances (1803-1873)
    Lytton; First Baron Lytton; Bulwer-Lytton.
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edward gibbon

  • noun English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)
    Gibbon.
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edward goldenberg robinson

  • noun United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
    Edward G. Robinson; Robinson.
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edward henry harriman

  • noun United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
    E. H. Harriman; Harriman.
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edward i

  • noun King of England from 1272 to 1307; conquered Wales (1239-1307)
    Edward.
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edward ii

  • noun King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327)
    Edward.
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edward iii

  • noun son of Edward II and King of England from 1327-1377; his claim to the French throne provoked the Hundred Years' War; his reign was marked by an epidemic of the Black Plague and by the emergence of the House of Commons as the powerful arm of British Parliament (1312-1377)
    Edward.
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edward iv

  • noun King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483; was dethroned in 1470 but regained the throne in 1471 by his victory at the battle of Tewkesbury (1442-1483)
    Edward.
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edward james hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Hughes; Ted Hughes.
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edward james muggeridge

  • noun United States motion-picture pioneer remembered for his pictures of running horses taken with a series of still cameras (born in England) (1830-1904)
    Muybridge; Eadweard Muybridge.
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edward jean steichen

  • noun United States photographer who pioneered artistic photography (1879-1973)
    Steichen.
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edward jenner

  • noun English physician who pioneered vaccination; Jenner inoculated people with small amounts of cowpox to prevent them from getting smallpox (1749-1823)
    Jenner.
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edward kendall

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)
    Kendall; Edward Calvin Kendall.
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edward kennedy ellington

  • noun United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
    Duke Ellington; Ellington.
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edward lawrie tatum

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    Tatum.
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edward lear

  • noun British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
    Lear.
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edward lee thorndike

  • noun United States educational psychologist (1874-1949)
    Thorndike.
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edward macdowell

  • noun United States composer best remembered as a composer of works for the piano (1860-1908)
    MacDowell.
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edward morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    E. W. Morley; Morley; Edward Morley.
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edward osborne wilson

  • noun United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
    Wilson; E. O. Wilson.
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edward pusey

  • noun English theologian who (with John Henry Newman and John Keble) founded the Oxford movement (1800-1882)
    Edward Bouverie Pusey; Pusey.
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edward r. murrow

  • noun United States broadcast journalist remembered for his reports from London during World War II (1908-1965)
    Murrow; Edward R. Murrow.
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edward roscoe murrow

  • noun United States broadcast journalist remembered for his reports from London during World War II (1908-1965)
    Murrow; Edward R. Murrow.
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edward sapir

  • noun anthropologist and linguist; studied languages of North American Indians (1884-1939)
    Sapir.
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edward teach

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Teach; Edward Teach; Blackbeard.
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edward teller

  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Teller.
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edward thatch

  • noun an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
    Thatch; Teach; Edward Teach; Blackbeard.
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edward the confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    Edward the Confessor; Saint Edward the Confessor.
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edward the elder

  • noun king of Wessex whose military success against the Danes made it possible for his son Athelstan to become the first king of all England (870-924)
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edward the martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; Saint Edward the Martyr.
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edward v

  • noun King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)
    Edward.
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edward vernon rickenbacker

  • noun the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)
    Rickenbacker; Eddie Rickenbacker.
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edward vi

  • noun King of England and Ireland from 1547 to 1553; son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour; died of tuberculosis (1537-1553)
    Edward.
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edward vii

  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward.
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edward viii

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward; Duke of Windsor.
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edward vincent sullivan

  • noun United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)
    Sullivan; Ed Sullivan.
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edward weston

  • noun United States photographer(1886-1958)
    Weston.
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edward white

  • noun United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
    Edward Douglas White Jr.; White; Edward D. White.
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edward williams morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    E. W. Morley; Morley; Edward Morley.
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edward winslow

  • noun English colonial administrator who traveled to America on the Mayflower and served as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony (1595-1655)
    Winslow.
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edward wyllis scripps

  • noun United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association; half-brother of James Edmund Scripps (1854-1926)
    Scripps.
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edward young

  • noun English poet (1683-1765)
    Young.
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george edward moore

  • noun English philosopher (1873-1958)
    Moore; G. E. Moore.
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george edward pickett

  • noun American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875)
    Pickett.
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james edward meade

  • noun English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (1907-1995)
    Meade.
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john edward masefield

  • noun English poet (1878-1967)
    Masefield; John Masefield.
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jonas edward salk

  • noun United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)
    Jonas Salk; Salk.
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jonathan edwards

  • noun American theologian whose sermons and writings stimulated a period of renewed interest in religion in America (1703-1758)
    Edwards.
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lake edward

  • noun a lake in the Great Rift Valley between Congo and Uganda
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prince edward

  • noun third son of Elizabeth II (born in 1964)
    Edward Antony Richard Louis; Edward.
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prince edward island

  • noun an island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; the smallest province of Canada
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robert edward lee

  • noun American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
    Robert E. Lee; Lee.
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saint edward the confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    Edward the Confessor; Saint Edward the Confessor.
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saint edward the martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; Saint Edward the Martyr.
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sir edward elgar

  • noun British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)
    Sir Edward Elgar; Elgar.
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sir edward victor appleton

  • noun English physicist remembered for his studies of the ionosphere (1892-1966)
    Edward Appleton; Appleton.
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sir edward william elgar

  • noun British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)
    Sir Edward Elgar; Elgar.
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st. edward the confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    Edward the Confessor; Saint Edward the Confessor.
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st. edward the martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; Saint Edward the Martyr.
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thomas edward lawrence

  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.
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william edward burghardt du bois

  • noun United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963)
    W. E. B. Du Bois; Du Bois.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

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