from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast Massachusetts west of Salem. Settled c. 1633 and later called South Danvers, it was renamed after George Peabody in 1868. Population: 51,700.
- Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer 1804-1894. American educator and writer who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1860).
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- proper n. The Peabody Award, granted annually and internationally for excellence in broadcasting.
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- n. educator who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1804-1894)
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With ghosts of her own haunting her, Addie Peabody is as cautious around men as Jack St. Bride is around women.
At the mention of the name Peabody his eyes darted unconsciously toward the golf bag, and then back to me.
She was one of the three lovely daughters of Captain Peabody, who himself served with distinction at the siege of Quebec a few years before.
Planning Commissioner Jay Gallagher called Peabody's coal mining operation a critical piece of the local economy.
Gordon recalls Peabody treating her "like a celebrity" and says that the 1983 interview in Gargoyle "made me feel more important than I was, and that was essential to continuing to be a writer."
Peabody, which is based in St. Louis, has been seeking acquisitions and raising production of metallurgical coal, the type used in steel making, amid increasing demand fueled by Asia.
The Pickens Plan has many problems, many flaws, but at the core the worst of all might best be referred to as the Peabody-Pickens Axis for Perpetuating Pollution.
I'm with Peabody, that is one heck of a birthday meal~!
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