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Peterson

[pee-ter-suh n] /ˈpi tər sən/
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.

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

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  • Meantime, I found Peterson, my old skipper, much as I had expected.

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

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

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Peterson

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