American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Wickliffe, John See John Wycliffe.
- n. English theologian whose objections to Roman Catholic doctrine anticipated the Protestant Reformation (1328-1384)
“I would like to take this opportunity to suggest, to the public-at-large, that Mr. Wickliffe is a living meatloaf head.”
“The 80-year old investor put down $9.7 billion, or about a quarter of Berkshire Hathaway 's entire cash pile, to buy Lubrizol Corporation , a specialty chemicals company based in Wickliffe, Ohio.”
“It will continue to be led by its current management team and remain based in Wickliffe, Ohio.”
“Buffett's comments came less than two months after agreeing to purchase Wickliffe, Ohio-based Lubrizol for about $9 billion.”
“Wickliffe too could see the grand scheme beginning to deflate.”
“The story of the final weeks of the annexation issue, including the Stockton subplot, is best told through the personalities and machinations of the outsized figures involved—Stockton, Wickliffe, Sherman, Texas president Anson Jones, Sam Houston, and U.S. Minister Donelson.”
“On May 28 the commodore set out on his naval reconnaissance mission, with Wickliffe aboard the Princeton.”
“The next day Wickliffe dashed off another letter to Polk with the news, through Sherman, that Jones had indeed discountenanced the plan.”
“Meanwhile, Stockton had made his dramatic entrance into Galveston Bay on May 12, then entered into extensive private discussions with Wickliffe.”
“Then a Texas colonel proposed a toast to Wickliffe: “the early, steadfast, and undeviating friend of this republic.””
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