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  1. William Holmes,1800–73, U.S. educator: editor of the Eclectic Readers, a series of school readers.
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Examples from the Web for mcguffey

Historical Examples

  • Then they clambered out to where Wedge McGuffey was perched.

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox

    Frank V. Webster

  • Then bounding down the gorge he finds McGuffey kneeling at the point.

    Foes in Ambush

    Charles King

  • The original Mr. McGuffey was very strong for illustrations.

  • Mr. McGuffey was already seated and disposing of his meal when Mr. Gibney entered.

    Captain Scraggs

    Peter B. Kyne

  • Perhaps McGuffey will have heart enough to telephone into the city for a tug.

    Captain Scraggs

    Peter B. Kyne