American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Putnam, Israel 1718-1790. American soldier active in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. During the Battle of Bunker Hill (June 17, 1775), he supposedly issued the order, "Don't one of you shoot until you see the whites of their eyes.”
- Putnam, Rufus 1738-1824. American Revolutionary soldier who organized the batteries on Dorchester Heights that forced the British to evacuate Boston (1775).
- n. A surname.
“Berkley Crime division of Penguin Putnam is interested.”
“Putnam is concerned, however, that many Americans don't share his fluid comfort among believers and non-believers.”
“Putnam's co-author, Campbell, said there's still a lot of Port Clinton that shows up in Putnam's approach to his work at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.”
“My visit this past week to Eden Village Camp, in Putnam County, was window into this age-old bond within a modern culture and timeless human occupation of working the land.”
“How has the deal with Penguin Putnam changed your life?”
“Reprinted with the permission of Penguin Putnam Publishing.”
“Unemployment in Putnam County is actually among the lowest in the region -- but it's still 6.4 percent, up from 3.6 percent in 2008.”
“On their way home, they acquired an acquaintance, the dashing Captain Putnam Bradlee Strong, who was one of the most popular officers in the US Army and a particular favorite of President McKinley.”
“Putnam is positioning his research in ways to maximize sensationalist coverage, and then complaining about sensationalist coverage.”
“Writer Beware posted about an insane a unique project developed by publisher Penguin Putnam: the first Wiki Novel.”
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