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[kawr-nel] /kɔrˈnɛl/
Ezra, 1809–74, U.S. capitalist and philanthropist.
Katharine, 1898–1974, U.S. actress.
a male given name. Unabridged
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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

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