Sir John William. 1892–1919, English aviator who with A.W. Brown made the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic (1919)
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How to use Alcock in a sentence
At Rochester, where alight at Mr. Alcock's and there drank and had good sport, with his bringing out so many sorts of cheese.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
Sir Rutherford Alcock, as we all know, represented our interests in China.Days and Nights in London | J. Ewing Ritchie
On such minute examination the edge of Captain Alcock seemed to grow more blunt.
Captain Alcock was willing to associate with second raters and didn't even mind admitting it.
As they straightened out into the stretch the man behind us remarked, "Captain Alcock will win in a common canter."