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

  • Field, Cyrus West 1819-1892. American merchant and financier who planned and oversaw the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable (completed 1866).
  • Field, Eugene 1850-1895. American writer known for his children's verse, especially "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod” and "Little Boy Blue.”
  • Field, Marshall 1834-1906. American merchant who organized Marshall Field and Company, the largest wholesale and retail dry goods establishment of the late 1800s.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.


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