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

  • Hooker, Joseph Known as "Fighting Joe.” 1814-1879. American Union army officer who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at Chancellorsville (1863).
  • Hooker, Richard 1554?-1600. English writer and theologian. His Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (1594) was central to the formation of Anglican theology.
  • Hooker, Thomas 1586?-1647. English-born American colonizer and cleric who founded Hartford, Connecticut (1636).

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  • proper n. A surname.

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