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Locke

[lok] /lɒk/
noun
1.
Alain LeRoy
[al-in luh-roi,, lee-roi] /ˈæl ɪn ləˈrɔɪ,, ˈli rɔɪ/ (Show IPA),
1886–1954, U.S. educator and author.
2.
David Ross ("Petroleum V. Nasby") 1833–88, U.S. humorist and journalist.
3.
John, 1632–1704, English philosopher.
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  • Locke, yielding to the prejudices of the time, took the same ground.

  • Mr. Locke divides all arguments into demonstrative and probable.

  • Mrs. Locke's chinchillas are the finest ones in this country.

    Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow
  • Locke cannot be truly regarded as the author of sensationalism any more than of idealism.

    Meno Plato
  • Miller owns this field, Locke that, and Manning the woodland beyond.

    Nature Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Locke

/lɒk/
noun
1.
John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt
2.
Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage
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