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Tilden

[til-duh n]
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noun
  1. Samuel Jones,1814–86, U.S. statesman.
  2. William Ta·tem, Jr. [tey-tuh m] /ˈteɪ təm/, 1893–1953, U.S. tennis player.
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  • How, Mr. Tilden, how far is it to the cross-roads where the mail-carrier says he was robbed?

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    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Among the first to espouse the abolition doctrines was Judge Tilden.

  • Mr. Tilden was capable of covering his face with a mask, which none could penetrate.

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    Harry A. Lewis

  • Mr. Tilden had intellectual qualities of the very highest order.

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  • Mr. Tilden must have had considerable humor in his composition.

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Tilden

noun
  1. Bill, full name William Tatem Tilden, known as Big Bill. 1893–1953, US tennis player: won the US singles championship (1920–25, 1929) and the British singles championship (1920–21, 1930)
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