Definitions

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  • n. United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)

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Examples

  • Current Music: crown me king- "a girl named john wayne"9 gunslingers | crown me king

    mordicai: crown me king!

  • i dread the day that america goes truly fascist and we get our version of hitler -- as evil at the folks at little green footballs or stormfront, and as charasmatic/popular as jfk, reagan,clinton, mick jagger, john wayne, michael jordan and others combined.

    Washington is closed today

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  • Mr. Culpepper, I want to be a cowboy!

    September 24, 2009

  • You're in pilgrim. Let's stop wasting time and saddle up.

    February 25, 2008

  • Wait--count me in! Never liked the guy's acting. I'll even drive.

    February 25, 2008

  • Sure. We can bring train timetables to plan out our respective trips - unless were on the No-Rail list too.

    February 25, 2008

  • Well... I think you're right. Does that mean we're on the no-fly list together? If so, can we go to the airport bar and talk about words?

    February 24, 2008

  • Yes, I know I'm about to be castigated as a subversive & placed on the No-Fly list, but I've always felt his characters were one-dimensional, cardboard characters.

    February 24, 2008