from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Dickinson, Emily Elizabeth 1830-1886. American poet who was virtually a recluse at her home in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she wrote more than a thousand verses infused with emotional depth and subtlety. The first volume of her poetry was not published until 1890.
- Dickinson, John 1732-1808. American Revolutionary politician and pamphleteer who became the leading conservative voice of opposition to Great Britain through his Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (1767-1768).
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
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- n. United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830-1886)
From Dickin + -son. (Wiktionary)