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Hoxie

[hok-see] /ˈhɒk si/
noun
1.
Vinnie Ream [reem] /rim/ (Show IPA), 1847–1914, U.S. sculptor.
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  • I agreed to shoot Hoxie's well to-night, and I'm going to do it.

  • He may have left some one here, and been at Hoxie's before you arrived.

  • Wasn't it watched to-night, and didn't we shoot the Hoxie well in spite of them all?

  • Professor Hoxie took the same general view that decentralization was the slogan of the western membership.

    The I.W.W. Paul Frederick Brissenden
  • I have come here to get ready to shoot the Hoxie well, and I'll do it before I go home again.

  • And Mr. Hoxie, who would reap this rich harvest, insisted that it would produce very much more than that.

  • But it was gentle Mrs. Hoxie, with her arm still round her baby daughter, who kept the stranger's words longest in her heart.

    A Book of Quaker Saints

    Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  • Hoxie and Cisco were wholesale clothing merchants in Cherry Street then the center for that trade.

    The Kirk on Rutgers Farm Frederick Brckbauer
  • With the consent of the executive committee of the company, Hoxie assigned his contract to the Credit Mobilier.

  • “Get those two fellers,” Mr. Gubb shouted to Mr. Hoxie, and the strong man ran from the tent.

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