Pickford

[pik-ferd]
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noun

MaryGladys Marie Smith, 1893–1979, U.S. motion-picture actress, born in Canada.

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  • "We are not on the same side, for Pickford is a traitor," answered Sandy.

    In The Saddle

    Oliver Optic

  • We resembled Reason and Hope, or one of Pickford's barges and a towing-horse.

  • I will start at once for Pickford, and my men will go off to the settlers round.

  • At first I had thought of taking them to Pickford's receiving office.

    The Uttermost Farthing

    R. Austin Freeman

  • She'd been knocked down by a Pickford that morning, sure as a gun.

    Lore of Proserpine

    Maurice Hewlett


British Dictionary definitions for pickford

Pickford

noun

Mary, real name Gladys Mary Smith. 1893–1979, US actress in silent films, born in Canada
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