[pres-kuh t, -kot]
  1. Samuel,1751–77, U.S. patriot during the American Revolution: rode with Paul Revere and William Dawes to warn Colonists that British troops were marching from Boston, April 18, 1775.
  2. William,1726–95, American Revolutionary military leader.
  3. William Hick·ling [hik-ling] /ˈhɪk lɪŋ/, 1796–1859, U.S. historian (grandson of William Prescott).
  4. a city in central Arizona. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. John Leslie. Baron. born 1938, British politician: deputy leader of the Labour Party (1994–2007); deputy prime minister (1997–2007); secretary of state for the environment, transport, and the regions (1997–2001); minister for local government and the regions (2002–07)
  2. William Hickling (ˈhɪklɪŋ). 1796–1859, US historian, noted for his work on the history of Spain and her colonies
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