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

  • McGuffey, William Holmes 1800-1873. American educator who compiled the McGuffey Eclectic Readers (1836-1857), schoolbooks that combined reading lessons with moralistic teachings.

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  • n. United States educator who compiled the McGuffey Eclectic Readers (1800-1873)

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