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[sloh-kuh m] /ˈsloʊ kəm/
Joshua, 1844–c1910, U.S. mariner, author, and lecturer, born in Nova Scotia. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For this he was publicly thanked by Generals Slocum and Geary.

  • Miss Slocum smiled, and obligingly repeated, "I'll be larnin' it yet, so I will."

    The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys Gulielma Zollinger
  • I am so anxious to hear the good tidings Sister Slocum's letter conveys.

    An Outcast F. Colburn Adams
  • All this might have been avoided had Sister Slocum sent her carriage.

    An Outcast F. Colburn Adams
  • And this colloquy is put an end to by the sudden appearance of Sister Slocum.

    An Outcast F. Colburn Adams
  • He was too proud to question Slocum again or breathe a word of his fears.

  • Mrs. Huzzard will, maybe, come for a few days—or Miss Slocum.

    That Girl Montana Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Slocum likes port, but who ever heard that he neglected his poor?

    The Christmas Books William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Both Slocum and his assistant called after Jerry, but he paid no attention.

  • And Jerry told him the particulars of affairs so far as they concerned Slocum.

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