[ rey-burn ]


  1. Sam, 1882–1961, U.S. lawyer and political leader: Speaker of the House 1940–47, 1949–53, 1955–61.

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At a rally in front of the Rayburn House Office Building, demonstrators ran up the stairs and dropped banners from the balcony.

It was slipped into the plans for the Rayburn Building without public disclosure when construction began in 1962.

Most mornings, Richardson put in a call to Sam Rayburn before driving Murchison to the track.

Hobby and Rayburn were only the first in a stream of politicians to stay in touch with goings-on at Del Charro.

It was with real satisfaction, therefore, that I obeyed Rayburn's order to halt, that we might make ready for the fight to begin.

As Rayburn had expected, the Indians halted—but keeping more under cover than he had counted upon—and held some sort of a council.

If you don't want to run it yourself, I'll run it for you on th' shares; an' I guess Rayburn'll be glad t' go along as clown.

Rayburn decided that our expedition could be made more effectively with a small force than with a large one.

Standing hidden behind a rock, Rayburn examined the valley carefully through a field-glass for a long while.