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Dickinson

[dik-in-suh n]
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noun
  1. Edwin (Walter),1891–1978, U.S. landscape and still-life painter.
  2. Emily (Elizabeth),1830–86, U.S. poet.
  3. John,1732–1808, U.S. statesman and publicist.
  4. a town in W North Dakota.
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  • So Corona was sent to school; but not, as it befell, to Miss Dickinson's.

    Brother Copas</p>

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • "I seek no such recognition, sir," said Miss Dickinson stiffly.

    Brother Copas</p>

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • She was easy in mind, since Miss Dickinson's canaries would be delivered.

    Brother Copas</p>

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • I told Mr. Dickinson then of your having called on the Friday.'

    Real Ghost Stories

    William T. Stead

  • Jackson's words were carried to Dickinson, as it appears he had intended.

    Hidden Treasures</p>

    Harry A. Lewis


British Dictionary definitions for dickinson

Dickinson

noun
  1. Emily. 1830–86, US poet, noted for her short mostly unrhymed mystical lyrics
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