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

  • Cosby, William Henry, Jr. Known as "Bill.” Born 1937. American comedian, actor, and producer. He was the first African-American actor to star in a network television series, "I Spy” (1965-1968), and is also known for his television comedy series "The Cosby Show” (1984-1992).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.


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