[pres-kuh t, -kot]
- Samuel,1751–77, U.S. patriot during the American Revolution: rode with Paul Revere and William Dawes to warn Colonists that British troops were marching from Boston, April 18, 1775.
- William,1726–95, American Revolutionary military leader.
- William Hick·ling [hik-ling] /ˈhɪk lɪŋ/, 1796–1859, U.S. historian (grandson of William Prescott).
- a city in central Arizona.
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The former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott was suing the Metropolitan police over how it handled the original inquiry.Inside the Shadowy World of Phone-Hacking
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Prescott flaunted the perks of office, being dubbed “Two Jags Prescott” because he owned two Jaguar luxury sedans.The U.K. Phone-Hacking Bungle
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Prescott waits, Melinda chooses, Shakes her head and still refuses.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection
Had Prescott ever seen them, he would doubtless have come to the same conclusion.Aztec Land
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We will precede Ben on his visit to the house of Mr. Prescott.
Mr. Prescott, I leave you to entertain your company yourself.
"I don't know that I want to, either," Prescott answered, with a smile.The Grammar School Boys of Gridley
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- John Leslie. Baron. born 1938, British politician: deputy leader of the Labour Party (1994–2007); deputy prime minister (1997–2007); secretary of state for the environment, transport, and the regions (1997–2001); minister for local government and the regions (2002–07)
- William Hickling (ˈhɪklɪŋ). 1796–1859, US historian, noted for his work on the history of Spain and her colonies
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