Definitions

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

  • n. See American Staffordshire terrier.

Etymologies

After Staffordshire, a county of west-central England.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Yesterday I saw the entire Brecheisen crew plus some, and I chatted with several nice people from church.

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  • The original plot map that Brecheisen had shown people over the years as he removed burials was nowhere to be found in government archives.

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  • The archaeologists were particularly interested in trying to find a cemetery plot map, because Brecheisen had told people that with it, he was able match up burial registries and determine whom he'd dug up.

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  • The researchers were persuaded the skull was indeed that of Thomas Smith based on interviews with witnesses who'd seen documentation while Brecheisen was alive, but they weren't able to locate living relatives to compare the sample to.

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  • Meanwhile, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Albuquerque was looking hard at a criminal prosecution, based on theft of government property or potential violation of archaeological protection laws, even though Brecheisen had died.

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  • Brecheisen apparently had it at one time - authorities have spent the past year trying to figure out who was buried there.

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  • With no grave markers and the cemetery plot map missing from the National Archives - Brecheisen apparently had it at one time - authorities have spent the past year trying to figure out who was buried there.

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  • Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images For analysts covering St. Paul, Minn.-based St. Jude

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  • Image credit: Matthews: Barry Brecheisen/WireImage. com; Swift: Kent Miller/PR Photos

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