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Addison

[ad-uh-suh n]
noun
  1. Joseph,1672–1719, English essayist and poet.
  2. Thomas,1793–1860, English physician.
  3. a town in NE Illinois.
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Addison

noun
  1. Joseph. 1672–1719, English essayist and poet who, with Richard Steele, founded The Spectator (1711–14) and contributed most of its essays, including the de Coverley Papers
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Addison

(ădĭ-sən)Thomas 1793-1860
  1. English physician who first described (1849) Addison's disease and Addison's anemia.
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