[ ban-krawft, -kroft, bang- ]


  1. George, 1800–91, U.S. historian and statesman.
  2. Hubert Howe, 1832–1918, U.S. publisher and historian.

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Example Sentences

Bancroft pleaded guilty alongside her friend Diana Santos-Smith, a fellow Bucks County resident, to a misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail.

“You can’t breathe, you can’t see,” Bancroft said in her video.

Bancroft and Santos-Smith came to Washington together by train, according to court records, and twice entered the Capitol building through broken windows.

Bancroft thought that the action would make Pumbaa more “human and relatable.”

Brooks is married to Anne Bancroft, considered by many critics the most talented American actress now at work.

Lepore was awarded a Bancroft Prize for her book The Name of War and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for New York Burning.

After a long campaign exploiting divisions in the Bancroft family.

It was just such a situation that led to the Bancroft family selling Dow Jones to Rupert Murdoch.

In regard to the rle of heat of dilution in connection with osmotic pressure, see Bancroft, J. Phys.

Bancroft fills several pages of his elaborate history to the same effect, and in similar style with the passages above quoted.

Not even Messrs. Bancroft and Palfrey have thought it unworthy of their eloquent pages.

The words and statements of Mr. Bancroft involve several things worthy of notice and remembrance: 1.

Mr. Bancroft, as might be expected, depreciates the services of Sir William Johnson in this important and successful battle.





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