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Cornell

[kawr-nel]
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noun
  1. Ezra,1809–74, U.S. capitalist and philanthropist.
  2. Katharine,1898–1974, U.S. actress.
  3. a male given name.
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  • Cornell, it is stated, injured his machine to furnish an excuse for the stoppage of the work.

  • I made up my mind to go to Cornell for the course on engineering.

    The Harbor

    Ernest Poole

  • The bailiff tapped me on the shoulder and said, "Come along, Cornell!"

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith

  • Dig your own above and below the line of infection, Cornell.

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith

  • Catherine tried lamely, "You see, Mr. Cornell is my fiancée."

    Highways in Hiding

    George Oliver Smith