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Peterson

[pee-ter-suh n]
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noun
  1. Oscar Emmanuel,1925–2007, Canadian jazz pianist.
  2. Roger Tory,1908–1996, U.S. ornithologist, author, and artist.
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  • Dr. Peterson says that the sunstroke was only the determining cause.

  • The wonder was not that he lost, but that he succeeded in finishing at Peterson's at all.

    Blazed Trail Stories

    Stewart Edward White

  • He approached me now, with a salute, which probably he copied from Peterson.

  • The morning papers, very likely, Peterson,” said I. “The baseball scores.

  • So saying, I sought out Peterson and asked him for his maps and charts.


British Dictionary definitions for peterson

Peterson

noun
  1. Oscar (Emmanuel). 1925–2007, Canadian jazz pianist and singer, who led his own trio from the early 1950s
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