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Dickinson

[dik-in-suh n]
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noun
  1. Edwin (Walter),1891–1978, U.S. landscape and still-life painter.
  2. Emily (Elizabeth),1830–86, U.S. poet.
  3. John,1732–1808, U.S. statesman and publicist.
  4. a town in W North Dakota.
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  • So Corona was sent to school; but not, as it befell, to Miss Dickinson's.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • "I seek no such recognition, sir," said Miss Dickinson stiffly.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • She was easy in mind, since Miss Dickinson's canaries would be delivered.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • I told Mr. Dickinson then of your having called on the Friday.'

    Real Ghost Stories

    William T. Stead

  • Jackson's words were carried to Dickinson, as it appears he had intended.

    Hidden Treasures

    Harry A. Lewis


British Dictionary definitions for dickinson

Dickinson

noun
  1. Emily. 1830–86, US poet, noted for her short mostly unrhymed mystical lyrics
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