Beecher

[ bee-cher ]
/ ˈbi tʃər /

noun

Catharine Esther, 1800–78, U.S. educator: advocated educational rights for women.
Edward, 1803–95, U.S. clergyman, educator, and abolitionist.
Henry Ward, 1813–87, U.S. preacher and writer.
Lyman, 1775–1863, U.S. preacher and theologian (father of Catharine Esther Beecher, Edward Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Henry Ward Beecher).

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Beecher
/ (ˈbiːtʃə) /

noun

Henry Ward . 1813–87, US clergyman: a leader in the movement for the abolition of slavery
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