/ (ˈɔːlkɒk) /

  1. 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.

  • 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.

    Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun
  • Captain Alcock was willing to associate with second raters and didn't even mind admitting it.

    Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun
  • As they straightened out into the stretch the man behind us remarked, "Captain Alcock will win in a common canter."

    Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun