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[til-duh n] /ˈtɪl dən/
Samuel Jones, 1814–86, U.S. statesman.
William Tatem, Jr
[tey-tuh m] /ˈteɪ təm/ (Show IPA),
1893–1953, U.S. tennis player. Unabridged
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  • How, Mr. Tilden, how far is it to the cross-roads where the mail-carrier says he was robbed?

    The Underdog F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Among the first to espouse the abolition doctrines was Judge Tilden.

  • Mr. Tilden had intellectual qualities of the very highest order.

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    Harry A. Lewis
  • Mr. Tilden was capable of covering his face with a mask, which none could penetrate.

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    Harry A. Lewis
  • Mr. Tilden must have had considerable humor in his composition.

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    Harry A. Lewis
  • And any one of the three States would be enough to insure Tilden's election.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam
  • The only competitors of Tilden for the Democratic nomination were "favorite sons."

    The New Nation Frederic L. Paxson
  • Toombs read this and remarked that Tilden did not think he was going to die.

    Robert Toombs Pleasant A. Stovall
  • It was reported that he was offered $100,000 to vote for Tilden and Hendricks.

British Dictionary definitions for Tilden


Bill, full name William Tatem Tilden, known as Big Bill. 1893–1953, US tennis player: won the US singles championship (1920–25, 1929) and the British singles championship (1920–21, 1930)
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