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[kawr-tl-yoo] /ˈkɔr tlˌyu/
George Bruce, 1862–1940, U.S. cabinet officer and public utility director. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Did he not know at the time that his man Cortelyou was holding up the trusts for all they would "cough up" for his election?

    Labor and Freedom Eugene V. Debs
  • The elder Cortelyou had no inkling of this adventure until one of his sons saw her tryst with the red-coat at a distance.

  • He then called Mr. Cortelyou, Secretary, into the office and asked him if he knew Crum.

    Booker T. Washington

    Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
  • Little Mrs. Cortelyou rocked back and forth; always loquacious, she was especially talkative after to-night's glass of wine.

    Saturday's Child Kathleen Norris
  • Part of this was done by act of Congress, but the greater part came from the arbitrary and illegal Cortelyou order.

  • There is probably here some confusion between the original grant to van Werckhoven and subsequent regrants to Cortelyou.

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