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Ike

[ahyk]
noun
  1. Eisenhower, Dwight David.
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Eisenhower

[ahy-zuh n-hou-er]
noun
  1. Dwight David,Ike, 1890–1969, U.S. general and statesman: Chief of Staff 1945–48; 34th president of the U.S. 1953–61.
  2. his wifeMamie Geneva Doud [doud] /daʊd/, 1896–1979, U.S. First Lady 1953–61.
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  • Ike picked up his reins, and the man spurred his horse off on his errand.

    Louisiana Lou

    William West Winter

  • But he talked in a language that neither Ike nor any of the men could understand.

    Louisiana Lou

    William West Winter

  • By his side Ike sat, vainly wondering who had shot the man and why.

    Louisiana Lou

    William West Winter

  • Then he followed Ike into the cabin, debonair and apparently unconcerned.

    Louisiana Lou

    William West Winter

  • A pause in the conversation followed while Ike dried some glasses.

    The Night Riders

    Ridgwell Cullum


British Dictionary definitions for ike

Eisenhower

noun
  1. Dwight David, known as Ike. 1890–1969, US general and Republican statesman; Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (1943–45) and 34th president of the US (1953–61). He commanded Allied forces in Europe and North Africa (1942), directed the invasion of Italy (1943), and was Supreme Commander of the combined land forces of NATO (1950–52)
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Word Origin and History for ike

Eisenhower

surname, from German Eisenhauer, literally "iron-cutter, iron-hewer," "perhaps based on Fr. Taillefer" [George F. Jones, "German-American Names," 3rd ed., 2006].

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