Garfield

[gahr-feeld]
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noun

James Abram,1831–81, 20th president of the U.S., 1881.
a city in NE New Jersey.
a male given name.

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  • There was a meeting, and Garfield was shot through the lung.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • If Garfield recovers from his wound he will be tried by court-martial.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • But there was one other who had some inkling of the plot—Garfield, the American.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  • Well, good-bye, Garfield, I won't be likely to see you again before you go.

    Plotting in Pirate Seas

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  • Returned to Huntsville this afternoon; General Garfield with me.


British Dictionary definitions for garfield

Garfield

noun

James Abram. 1831–81, 20th president of the US (1881); assassinated in office
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