- George Henry,1817–88, U.S. engineer and inventor.
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Examples from the Web for corliss
But since then achievements in steam have dwarfed even the great work of Corliss.The Age of Invention
Corliss was at the wheel, tugging and turning,—to what purpose was not very evident.
Bonney was stationed at the wheel, and Corliss at the sheets.
This man, yourself, Corliss and the captain and mate were the only ones aboard.
Corliss and the Old Man and I stood right by and saw him off.