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

  • Endecott, John 1588?-1665. English-born American colonial administrator who was a founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and served frequently as its governor between 1628 and 1664.

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  • n. born in England; in 1629 he became the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588-1665)

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Examples

  • "Endecott" -- she said very softly, -- "do you know what you have been doing to-day?"

    Say and Seal, Volume II

  • "Endecott" -- she said in some of her most winning tones, -- "may I ask you something?"

    Say and Seal, Volume II

  • "Endecott," she said after a while, humbly, "do you think any one who loves Christ could be brought to disbelieve him?"

    Say and Seal, Volume II

  • "Endecott," said Faith joyously, -- "Goethe would have more than enough if he was here."

    Say and Seal, Volume II

  • Endecott, wrote him a letter years afterward which is so characteristic of the faith of both of them that we will make free use of it.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864

  • Governor Winthrop, who was a man of much milder spirit than Endecott, faithfully records this judgment, under its date in his Journal, with additional particulars.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864

  • Instead, they sent out an expedition under Captain Endecott, to punish the

    Once Upon a Time in Connecticut

  • This expedition burnt the Indian wigwams and cornfields on Block Island, and also in the Pequot country near the mouth of the Pequot, or Thames, River; and Captain Endecott and his soldiers came to Saybrook Port and made that place their headquarters, "to my great grief," said Gardiner, "for you come hither to raise these wasps about my ears and then you will take wing and flee away."

    Once Upon a Time in Connecticut

  • "Mr. Simlins," said Endecott, when he had resumed his seat, "I ask you -- as one who knows the country -- whereabouts does the concatenation you spoke of reach a climax?"

    Say and Seal, Volume I

  • "I am no more afraid of the cold than you are, Endecott."

    Say and Seal, Volume II

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