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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Alger, Horatio 1832-1899. American writer of inspirational adventure books, such as Ragged Dick (1867), featuring impoverished boys who through hard work and virtue achieve great wealth and respect.

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  • proper n. A male given name, a variant of Elgar.

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  • n. United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899)

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Examples

  • Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss." entirely secret.

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  • [263] Nor did Hiss 'influence stop there: When Roosevelt asked the Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss."

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  • When Roosevelt asked the Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss."

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  • Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss."

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  • [268] Nor did Hiss 'influence stop there: When Roosevelt asked the Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss."

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  • [264] Nor did Hiss 'influence stop there: When Roosevelt asked the Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss."

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  • [266] Nor did Hiss 'influence stop there: When Roosevelt asked the Secretary of State "to get a lawyer to consult with him over the wording of the Polish boundary statement," wrote Stettinius, "I called Alger Hiss."

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  • One of the members, a senior citizen who has volunteered in the community for decades, call Alger "pushy" and said he was "only in it for himself."

    Alger for CD12?

  • Mr. RUSSERT: ... that Whittaker Chambers called Alger Hiss a spy.

    Meet the Press: 50 Years of History in the Making

  • And I say that any man who called the Alger Hiss case a red herring isn't fit to be President of the United States.

    "Checkers" Speech

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