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/ ˈli kɒk /
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Stephen (Butler), 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist.
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Words nearby Leacock
lea, leach, leachate, leaching, leachy, Leacock, lead, lead acetate, lead a chase, lead a dog's life, lead a double life
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How to use Leacock in a sentence
One of the unsolved riddles of social injustice is, why should Professor Leacock be so much more amusing than most people?Modern Essays|John Macy
My mother, whose maiden name was Mary Ann Leacock, took an active part in the life of the neighborhood.An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)|Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
Mr. Stephen Leacock is not the only man who ever went into a bank with a funny little guilty feeling even when he had money in it.The Book of Business Etiquette|Nella Henney
The book fairly entitles Mr. Leacock to be considered not only a humorist but a benefactor.
Mr. Leacock is, as the politicians say, 'a national asset,' and Mr. Leacock is a Canadian to be proud of.
British Dictionary definitions for Leacock
/ (ˈliːkɒk) /
Stephen Butler. 1869–1944, Canadian humorist and economist: his comic works include Literary Lapses (1910) and Frenzied Fiction (1917)
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