[ booth; British booth ]
/ buθ; British buð /
Bal·ling·ton [bal-ing-tuh n] /ˈbæl ɪŋ tən/, 1859–1940, founder of the Volunteers of America 1896 (son of William Booth).
Edwin Thomas,1833–93, U.S. actor (brother of John Wilkes Booth).
Evangeline Co·ry [kawr-ee, kohr-ee] /ˈkɔr i, ˈkoʊr i/, 1865?–1950, general of the Salvation Army 1934–39 (daughter of William Booth).
John Wilkes,1838–65, U.S. actor: assassin of Abraham Lincoln (brother of Edwin Thomas Booth).
Junius Brutus,1796–1852, English actor (father of Edwin and John Booth).
WilliamGeneral Booth, 1829–1912, English religious leader: founder of the Salvation Army 1865.
William Bram·well [bram-wel, -wuh l] /ˈbræmˌwɛl, -wəl/, 1856–1929, general of the Salvation Army (son of William Booth).
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for john wilkes booth (1 of 2)
/ (buːð, buːθ) /
noun plural booths (buːðz)
a stall for the display or sale of goods, esp a temporary one at a fair or market
a small enclosed or partially enclosed room or cubicle, such as one containing a telephone (telephone booth) or one in which a person casts his or her vote at an election (polling booth)
two long high-backed benches with a long table between, used esp in bars and inexpensive restaurants
(formerly) a temporary structure for shelter, dwelling, storage, etc
Word Origin for booth
C12: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse buth, Swedish, Danish bod shop, stall; see bower 1
British Dictionary definitions for john wilkes booth (2 of 2)
/ (buːð) /
Edwin Thomas, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1833–93, US actor
John Wilkes, son of Junius Brutus Booth. 1838–65, US actor; assassin of Abraham Lincoln
Junius Brutus (ˈdʒuːnɪəs ˈbruːtəs). 1796–1852, US actor, born in England
William . 1829–1912, British religious leader; founder and first general of the Salvation Army (1878)
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