from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Copley, John Singleton 1738-1815. American painter who is known chiefly for his portraits of prominent Americans such as Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Paul Revere, although he lived in England after 1774.
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- n. American painter who did portraits of Paul Revere and John Hancock before fleeing to England to avoid the American Revolution (1738-1815)
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