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  1. Charles Hor·ton [hawr-tn] /ˈhɔr tn/, 1864–1929, U.S. author and pioneer in the field of sociology.
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  • Holden and Cooley spent the rest of their days on the Upper Yadkin.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare

    Alexander Scott Withers

  • Whoever they may be they are in the "cooley" and watching the prairie.

    Marion's Faith.

    Charles King

  • Cooley says of them, "They are so utterly untrue, that they have not their parallel in any language."

  • "Twenty-five franc limit," responded Cooley authoritatively.

    His Own People

    Booth Tarkington

  • "No, I'll bet you hadn't," said Cooley, correctly deducing the fact.

    His Own People

    Booth Tarkington

cooley in Medicine


(kōōlē)Denton Arthur Born 1920
  1. American surgeon and educator who in 1969 performed the first artificial heart transplant on a human.
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