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Emmett

[em-it]
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noun
  1. Daniel Decatur,1815–1904, U.S. songwriter and minstrel-show performer and producer: composer of “Dixie.”
  2. a male given name.
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  • "The Agronians have probably destroyed the base by now," Emmett said.

    No Hiding Place

    Richard R. Smith

  • Emmett felt suddenly cold when he realized what the pilot had in mind.

    No Hiding Place

    Richard R. Smith

  • "He may have been afraid the other would miss and damage the ship," Emmett said.

    No Hiding Place

    Richard R. Smith

  • Mr. Emmett, the head of the department, was seated at his desk when they arrived.

    The Film of Fear

    Arnold Fredericks

  • The blood of an Emmett has crowned a noble effort with martyrdom.