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

  • Rush, Benjamin 1745-1813. American physician, politician, and educator. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he promoted the abolition of slavery and the humane treatment of the mentally handicapped.

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  • proper n. An English occupational surname for someone who made things from rushes.

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