Eldredge

[ ĕldrĕdj ]


  1. American paleontologist who with Stephen Jay Gould developed the theory of punctuated equilibrium in 1972.

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How to use Eldredge in a sentence

  • If you wanted a spool of thread, a coffin, or the latest bit of gossip, you applied at Eldredge's.

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  • Simeon Eldredge had not yet put in an appearance but I knew that he would as soon as the evening mail was sorted.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Mr. Colton gave his arm to his daughter and they moved through the crowd, Eldredge acting as master of ceremonies.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Eldredge had hinted that he intended arranging an interview between Colton and myself.

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  • I did not go home for lunch, but sent Sam over to Eldredge's store for canned ham and crackers which I ate at my desk.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine | Joseph C. Lincoln