from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish. Third Duke of Portland. 1738-1809. British politician who served as prime minister (1783 and 1807-1809) and home secretary (1794-1801).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, a triangular course, used as a trysail: now generally superseded by the storm-staysail.
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