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Remington

[rem-ing-tuh n] /ˈrɛm ɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
Eliphalet
[ih-lif-uh-lit] /ɪˈlɪf ə lɪt/ (Show IPA),
1793–1861, U.S. arms manufacturer.
2.
Frederic, 1861–1909, U.S. painter and sculptor.
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  • I never did understand why Remington made all his men cross-eyed.

    They of the High Trails

    Hamlin Garland
  • "Remington machine, latest pattern," answered the other briefly.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest
  • Mr. Remington and two of the boys will be there to give us a lesson in the use of an axe.

  • Mr. Remington, behind them, echoed a more dignified welcome.

  • He knew that Mrs. Remington had always been more or less of an invalid for many years.

    Tessa Louis Becke
Word Origin and History for Remington
n.

type of firearms (1865) and typewriter (produced from 1874), from Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) and his son Philo (1816-1889), gunsmiths of Ilion, N.Y.

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