- Edwin John,1883–1964, Canadian poet.
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Contemporary Examples of pratt
An F-35 was destroyed on takeoff earlier in the year when a design flaw in its Pratt & Whitney F135 engine sparked a fire.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019
December 31, 2014
Pratt, of course, just exploded with Guardians of the Galaxy and the upcoming lead in Jurassic World.Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt’s Plans For ‘Ghostbusters’ Film
December 15, 2014
He was a black, 135-pound art student at Pratt Institute, as well as an aspiring model.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem
December 4, 2014
Walking around Freetown as he speaks to me on the phone, the typically upbeat Pratt sounds frustrated.
It is this part of the late doctor's story that Sierra Leoneans will remember in the end, says Pratt.
Historical Examples of pratt
"Mr. Pratt's a cousin to Thankful Payne over to home," volunteered Lavinia.
From what I hear, Mr. Pratt is worth several times fifteen hundred.
Pratt & Whitney had been obliged to make all the parts by hand.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
The Pratt home had certainly risen like a Phœnix from its ashes.
Strangely enough, Mrs. Pratt made no objection to this plan.
Word Origin and History for pratt
the surname apparently is from Old English *prætt (adj.) "cunning, astute;" related to late Old English noun prætt "a trick" (see pretty). As a type of pottery, named for Staffordshire pottery manufacturer Felix Pratt (1780-1859).