from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Pierce, Franklin 1804-1869. The 14th President of the United States (1853-1857). He was unable to reconcile the issue of slavery that divided the United States.
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- proper n. A male given name, medieval variant of Piers. Modern usage may also derive from the surname.
- proper n. A patronymic surname.
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« PIERCE - The North 85 Community Board is hosting a Community Easter Egg Hunt at the Highland Elementary School playground in Pierce.
It might be worth doing because Pierce is averaging 11.8 points and shooting 32%.
Mr. Obama could be a cipher, a nonentity, a Millard Fillmore or a Franklin Pierce, and his party would still have the power to pass sweeping legislation without a single Republican vote.
Barbara Wilson of Franklin Pierce Law School pointed me to a program on European and American advertising law run by Franklin Pierce and the University of Limerick in Ireland, July 24-25, 2009.
Running back Bernard Pierce is the star and if this team ever answers its quarterback question, watch out.
After saving Jeff and Pierce from a collapsing volcano of chairs, Abed, err, Batman delivered his oh-so-serious farewell monologue: If I stay, there can be no party.
Pierce is the head of an acting troupe in France that is under the sponsorship of Lumley's Princess.
Pierce is every bit his match, relishing the chance to simmer and stew and stumble in awe at such an ass.
Education: BA, political science, Hunter College; JD, master of intellectual property, Franklin Pierce Law.
Pierce is getting shots; he's just not making them, shooting 31% on 13-of-42 from the floor.
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