[ lok ]
/ lɒk /
Al·ain Le·Roy [al-in luh-roi, lee-roi] /ˈæl ɪn ləˈrɔɪ, ˈli rɔɪ/, 1886–1954, U.S. educator and author.
David RossPetroleum V. Nasby, 1833–88, U.S. humorist and journalist.
John,1632–1704, English philosopher.
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Definition for petroleum v nasby (2 of 2)
[ naz-bee ]
/ ˈnæz bi /
Petroleum V., pen name of David Ross Locke.
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British Dictionary definitions for petroleum v nasby
/ (lɒk) /
John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt
Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage
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