from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Standish, Miles or Myles 1584?-1656. English colonist in America. Hired by the English Pilgrims to accompany them on their voyage to the New World (1620), he emerged as a military and political leader in the difficult early years of the colony.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stand, or case, for pen and ink.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inkstand; also, a case for writing-materials.
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- n. English colonist in America; leader of the Pilgrims in the early days of the Plymouth Colony (1584-1656)
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