American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Mott, John Raleigh 1865-1955. American religious leader. He shared the 1946 Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership of the YMCA.
- Mott, Lucretia Coffin 1793-1880. American feminist and social reformer who was active in the antislavery movement and with Elizabeth Cady Stanton called the first convention for women's rights, held at Seneca Falls, New York (1848).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. United States feminist and suffragist (1793-1880)
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“Fans of the series will recognize the name of Franklin Mott from the book series.”
“Mott is facing scrutiny once again — this time for a course he is planning on the history of the legal and political fights over marriage, in which he will discuss gay marriage and his views as a gay man in favor of it.”
“Rosenkranz denounced the World's Alliance for failing to restrain Mott and threatened to withdraw the German YMCA from the World's Alliance.”
“Committee, denounced the World's Alliance for failing to restrain Mott's political activities in August 1917.”
“Billy Mott is a Los Angeles actor and caddy who deftly evokes the tedium, servility and ruthlessness of the caddy shack at a California golf club.”
“(AP) - Alvin Mott scored 14 points to lead Southern University to a 73-52 victory over Alcorn State Thursday night in the quarterfinal round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament.”
“In 1913 President Wilson, who had an unbounded confidence in Mott's character and skill, tried to persuade him to accept the post of ambassador to China because he was familiar with the people and the conditions in that country and because many of the men who were most active in setting up the new government and establishing a new regime in”
“But the venerable John Mott is among us today because he has been faithful to the call which he answered as a young student, and because he has created worldwide organizations which have united millions of young people in work for the Christian ideals of peace and tolerance between nations.”
“And the old John Mott is still to be found in the midst of the young, a tireless servant of his Master.”
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