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[muh-kawr-mik] /məˈkɔr mɪk/
Anne Elizabeth O'Hare, 1882–1954, U.S. journalist, born in England.
Cyrus Hall, 1809–84, U.S. inventor, especially of harvesting machinery.
Patricia ("Pat") born 1930, U.S. diver.
Robert Rutherford, 1880–1955, U.S. newspaper publisher. Unabridged
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  • McCormick did the opposite; he moved West, to Chicago, in 1847.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • This was patented in 1872, and McCormick soon made it his own.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • Scarcely had Stapylton gained the road when he was joined by McCormick.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • McCormick began to make his famous reaper in an old grist-mill.

    How to Succeed Orison Swett Marden
  • You better be ready to back that up with your fists, McCormick, Boone said savagely.

    A Place in the Sun C.H. Thames
  • True the McCormick required four horses to drag it but it was effective.

  • Spencer and McCormick were the first to break away from his leadership.

    The Spirit Lake Massacre Thomas Teakle
British Dictionary definitions for McCormick


Cyrus Hall. 1809–84, US inventor of the reaping machine (1831)
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