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[shurz, shurts, shoo rts] /ʃɜrz, ʃɜrts, ʃʊərts/
Carl, 1829–1906, U.S. general, statesman, and newspaperman; born in Germany. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Milroy was driven, but Schurz and Schenck held their position.

    Following the Flag Charles Carleton Coffin
  • While at the Gap the entire division of Gen. Schurz appeared to have run wild.

    Company G

    A. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow
  • The morning of the 30th, Schurz's division were moved near the town.

    Company G

    A. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow
  • Pender was sweeping round Doubleday; Ewell was enclosing Schurz.

    The Boys of '61 Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • Both Trumbull and Schurz spoke here to enthusiastic hearers.

  • It was Schurz, as I have said, who brought Lamar and me together.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 2) Henry Watterson
  • He and Schurz "froze together," as, brought together by Schurz, he and I "froze together."

    Marse Henry (Vol. 2) Henry Watterson
  • Schurz encouraged me and said he would speak to Oswald Ottendorfer about having me appointed.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
  • I wrote to Cleveland about the matter and how it was regarded by some of his friends, mentioning Schurz among others.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
  • But Mr. Schurz's much longer and more careful study had brought him to very different conclusions.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam

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