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McGuffey

[muh-guhf-ee]
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noun
  1. William Holmes,1800–73, U.S. educator: editor of the Eclectic Readers, a series of school readers.
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McGuffey's

children's reader, first published 1836, created by Ohio educator and linguist William Holmes McGuffey (1800-1873).

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