John Erskine of Carnock, 1695–1768, Scottish writer on law.
John, 1879–1951, U.S. novelist, poet, and essayist.
a male given name.
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How to use Erskine in a sentence
Erskine and Konkle are two of the finest actors on TV, which often goes unnoticed because of the gimmick that they are adults playing tweenage girls.The Daily Beast’s 21 Best TV Shows of 2021: From ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Succession’ to ‘Sex Education’ | Kevin Fallon | December 20, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles and countless others have made a career out of sounding the alarm.June Surplus Is Further Proof of America’s Golden Age | Daniel Gross | July 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Passing the buck to a blue ribbon commission like Erskine-Bowles was tried and has failed.Washington Should Use CEOs as Mediators to Resolve Debt Debate | Tom Rogers | February 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But within a couple of hours of the Boehner plan's release, it was denounced by none other than Erskine Bowles.
I'm sure Boehner and crew thought they were being clever by basing their proposal on a 2011 op-ed by Erskine Bowles.
Early talk has faded about installing Erskine Bowles of Simpson-Bowles deficit-cutting fame.Obama’s Next Inner Circle: Who Will Fill the New Cabinet? | Eleanor Clift | November 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In a trial in the King's Bench, Mr. Erskine, counsel for the defendant, was charged by his opponent with traveling out of his way.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
When he did meet her with John and Mr. Erskine on the cool, shaded porch where they lunched, he saw there was nothing to fear.The Medici Boots | Pearl Norton Swet
Of late years these rights had successfully been maintained by the famous advocate Erskine.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
Mr. W. Erskine, junior counsel for the prisoner, proceeded to open the defence.The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 | Camden Pelham
Mr. Erskine asked his royal highness if the must loyal and brave men were not usually selected to be the orderly men.The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 | Camden Pelham
British Dictionary definitions for Erskine
Thomas, 1st Baron. 1750–1823, Scottish lawyer: noted as a defence advocate, esp in cases involving civil liberties
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