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  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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Historical Examples of alcock

  • Pray remember me to Mr Alcock, and repeat my sense of obligation to him.

    The Book-Hunter

    John Hill Burton

  • But it was not in Mr Alcock's nature to make a sinecure of his office.

  • The chapel is the original conventual church as rebuilt by Alcock.


    Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

  • While I was talking with the superintendent, Captain Alcock walked into the office.

  • He also invited Alcock and me to use his ground for erecting the Vickers-Vimy.