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

  • Harlan, John Marshall 1833-1911. American jurist. As an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1877-1911) he was known for his outspoken dissenting opinions. His grandson John Marshall Harlan (1899-1971) also served as an associate justice of the Court (1955-1971).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as harle.
  • n. The pintail-duck, Dafila acuta.


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