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Sedgwick

[sej-wik] /ˈsɛdʒ wɪk/
noun
1.
Ellery, 1872–1960, U.S. journalist and editor.
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  • Sedgwick and Warren attacked Ewell at the hour, but were unsuccessful.

    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
  • It might mean that Sedgwick at Fredericksburg has seized and is holding the road to Richmond.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Sedgwick and I striking at each other like two savages decked with beads and scalps!

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • And I'm very glad of an excuse for meeting you formally, Mr. Sedgwick.

    The Pirate of Panama William MacLeod Raine
  • If you don't want to go on with it you can drop out, Mr. Sedgwick.

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Sedgwick

/ˈsɛdʒwɪk/
noun
1.
Adam. 1785–1873, English geologist; played a major role in establishing parts of the geological time scale, esp the Cambrian and Devonian periods
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