from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Storrow 1823-1911. American writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1862-1864). He wrote many biographies, including volumes on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and John Greenleaf Whittier (both 1902), and edited the poetry of Emily Dickinson.
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
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- n. United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
From Higgin + -son. (Wiktionary)