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Walcott

[wawl-kuh t, -kot]
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noun
  1. Derek,born 1930, West Indian poet and playwright: Nobel prize 1992.
  2. JoeArnold CreamJersey Joe, 1914–94, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1951–52.
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  • The last, at all events, I must pay, since Walcott's name was not in his own handwriting.

    Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.

    Charles James Lever

  • "I told you that Walcott got home at midnight," answered the colonel.

  • Captain Walcott endeavoured to bribe the American pilot to remain with him.

  • Mr. Walcott and I are going into partnership; how do you like the looks of my partner, Puss?

    At the Time Appointed

    A. Maynard Barbour

  • Walcott is coming to-morrow for my final decision in that matter.

    At the Time Appointed

    A. Maynard Barbour


British Dictionary definitions for walcott

Walcott

noun
  1. Derek (Alton). born 1930, St Lucian poet and playwright, whose works include the poetry collections In a Green Night (1962) and The Bounty (1997), the play The Dream on Monkey Mountain (1967), and the long poem Omeros (1990): Nobel prize for literature 1992
  2. Jersey Joe, real name Arnold Raymond Cream. 1914–94, US boxer: world heavyweight champion 1951–52
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