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Slocum

[sloh-kuh m]
noun
  1. Joshua,1844–c1910, U.S. mariner, author, and lecturer, born in Nova Scotia.
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Historical Examples

  • For this he was publicly thanked by Generals Slocum and Geary.

    Cleveland Past and Present

    Maurice Joblin

  • Miss Slocum smiled, and obligingly repeated, "I'll be larnin' it yet, so I will."

  • I am so anxious to hear the good tidings Sister Slocum's letter conveys.

    An Outcast

    F. Colburn Adams

  • All this might have been avoided had Sister Slocum sent her carriage.

    An Outcast

    F. Colburn Adams

  • And this colloquy is put an end to by the sudden appearance of Sister Slocum.

    An Outcast

    F. Colburn Adams