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Ellsworth

[elz-wurth]
noun
  1. Lincoln,1880–1951, U.S. polar explorer.
  2. Oliver,1745–1807, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1796–1800.
  3. a male given name.
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  • Mr. Ellsworth, Pee-wee's scoutmaster, would have said that Wiggle lacked method.

    Pee-wee Harris

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

  • I had Mr. Ellsworth on the phone this morning and told him he'd have to represent the scouts.

    Tom Slade with the Colors

    Percy K. Fitzhugh

  • "That's right, Roy," said Mrs. Ellsworth, with a very sweet smile.

    Tom Slade with the Colors

    Percy K. Fitzhugh

  • "I'll tell you something if you'll promise not to tell it—not even to Mr. Ellsworth," said Roy.

    Tom Slade with the Colors

    Percy K. Fitzhugh

  • "I guess I could borrer one o' gramma Ellsworth's gounds," said Mrs. Pray.