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[eedz] /idz/
James Buchanan, 1820–87, U.S. engineer and inventor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • While in this hazardous business Eads invented many new appliances for use in its various branches.

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  • This detail illustrates the care and interest with which Eads built his boats.

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  • When Eads was given a chance to alter a boat from his own designs, he made it a much better one than these.

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  • Eads has been called as potent as a great general in clearing the upper Mississippi.

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  • They tough old birds 'a' got strong 'Eads, sir; I knowed it 'ud do him no 'arm, bless ye!'

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  • The other, the Saint Louis company, from the first had Eads as its chief engineer.

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  • Studying at night the scientific books which he found there, Eads acquired his first theoretical knowledge of engineering.

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  • And it is known that in helping the sufferers with his private means, Eads was as charitable as ever.

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  • The next year, on account of poor health, Eads retired from business, but he carried with him a fortune.

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  • The discussion before the Senate committee was one of the crises in Eads's life.

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