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McAdoo

[mak-uh-doo] /ˈmæk əˌdu/
noun
1.
William Gibbs, 1863–1941, U.S. lawyer and statesman: Secretary of the Treasury 1913–18.
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  • Mr. McAdoo is a man with whom courtesy is not merely a policy: it is a habit as well.

  • Mr. McAdoo assured him that he would write if it became necessary.

  • Apparently it is not only McAdoo who can afford to indulge his whim in personalities.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow Edward Hungerford
  • Mr. McAdoo was not asleep to the possibilities of this situation.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow Edward Hungerford
  • In giving labor a seat in his cabinet McAdoo did a big thing.

    Our Railroads To-Morrow Edward Hungerford
  • Secretary McAdoo will be there—but why attempt to name all or many of the prominent folk.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • McAdoo also increased wages by hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • McAdoo sorter reckoned as how likely he wus slugged, an' throwed overboard.

    The Devil's Own

    Randall Parrish
  • There was something vaguely reminiscent of Miss McAdoo in her glance.

    Love Stories Mary Roberts Rinehart

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