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Knox

[noks] /nɒks/
noun
1.
(William) Frank(lin) 1874–1944, U.S. publisher and government official.
2.
Henry, 1750–1806, American Revolutionary general: 1st U.S. secretary of war 1785–94.
3.
John, c1510–72, Scottish religious reformer and historian.
4.
Philander Chase
[fi-lan-der] /fɪˈlæn dər/ (Show IPA),
1853–1921, U.S. lawyer and politician: secretary of state 1909–13.
5.
Fort. Fort Knox.
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  • It had been believed by Luther, it had been believed by Knox.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude
  • The Scottish Church of the present age has already had its Knox.

  • The door opened, and the servant announced the Rev. Mr. Knox Softly.

    Roland Cashel Charles James Lever
  • Knox, in the face of many difficulties, fulfilled his mission.

    The Siege of Boston Allen French
  • "I hope my son won't be angry," the Marchioness said to Mr. Knox.

    Is He Popenjoy?

    Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Knox

Knox

/nɒks/
noun
1.
John. ?1514–72, Scottish theologian and historian. After exile in England and on the Continent (1547–59), he returned to Scotland in 1559 and established the Presbyterian Church of Scotland (1560). His chief historical work was the History of the Reformation in Scotland (1586)
2.
Ronald (Arbuthnott). 1888–1957, British priest and author. A convert to Roman Catholicism, he is noted for his translation of the Vulgate (1945–49)
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