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tubman

1

[ tuhb-muhn ]

noun

, Old English Law.
, plural tub·men.
  1. a barrister in the Court of Exchequer who had precedence in motions over every other barrister except the postman.


Tubman

2

[ tuhb-muhn ]

noun

  1. Harriet Araminta, 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slavery to become a leader of the Underground Railroad; served as a Union scout during Civil War.
  2. William Va·can·a·rat Shadrach [v, uh, -, kan, -, uh, -rat], 1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71.

Tubman

/ ˈtʌbmən /

noun

  1. TubmanWilliam Vacanarat Shadrach18951971MLiberianPOLITICS: statesmanPOLITICS: head of state William Vacanarat Shadrach (vəˈkænəˌræt ˈʃædræk). 1895–1971, Liberian statesman; president of Liberia (1944–71)


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tubman1

First recorded in 1635–45; tub + -man

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Example Sentences

Like supporters of the Tubman portrait, representatives of the blind are still waiting.

Obama’s treasury secretary, Jack Lew, who publicly announced in 2016 that Tubman would go on the $20, said in an interview that he regularly prodded the Bureau of Engraving to accelerate its timeline.

Reflecting on why the process to install Tubman is by comparison so much more involved, Robbins suggested, “There’s nobody who was really charged with making it happen.”

The power he sees in Tubman’s look is reflected in another new acquisition, Amy Sherald’s portrait of Breonna Taylor.

So many of the freedoms we all enjoy today are a direct result of Tubman’s heroic efforts.

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All my movies have a lot of edge to them, and Harriet Tubman is full of edge.

The hip-hop mogul tells Lloyd Grove he plans to make amends for his Harriet Tubman sex video joke and take Tinseltown by storm.

Russell Simmons tried to be funny with his ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’.

Harriet Tubman was truly a great character and her life is an interesting chapter in the history of this country.

And so her people came to call Harriet Tubman the Moses of the black race.

Thank you, Deacon Tubman, I hope you may have many happy returns.

Of such mould was Harriet Tubman, philanthropist and patriot, bravest and noblest of all the heroines of freedom.

She married again, so that she is sometimes referred to as Harriet Tubman Davis.

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Tu BishevatTubman, Harriet