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Kellogg

[kel-awg, -og]
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  1. Frank Billings,1856–1937, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1925–29; Nobel Peace Prize 1929.
  2. W(ill) K(eith),1860–1951, U.S. manufacturer of prepared cereals and philanthropist.
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  • Duncan had been wont to say of him that Kellogg could talk the hind-leg off of a mule.

    The Fortune Hunter

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • When it came to that, it was hard to refuse Kellogg anything; he had that way with him.

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    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Kellogg could talk, Heaven alone knew how winningly he could talk!

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  • It was only yesterday I posted a letter to you for Mr. Kellogg, sir, and the address was Omaha.

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  • And I simply couldn't accept; it wouldn't be fair to you, Kellogg, or myself.

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Word Origin and History for kellogg

Kellogg

surname, attested from late 13c., literally "kill hog," a name for a butcher. The U.S. cereal company began in Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1906, founded by W.K. Kellogg (business manager of the Battle Creek Sanatorium) as Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company.

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