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

  • Hilliard, Nicholas 1547-1619. English painter who founded a school of miniature painting under the patronage of Elizabeth I and James I.


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  • Ambrose Hilliard is such a marvelous comic creation that he nearly steals the whole thing.

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  • Gruden said Hilliard is '' beat up '' and he is unsure of his availability for next week. ...

  • Re-dubbed the Hilliard Towers Apartments, it will hopefully succeed in the need to provide affordable housing and save significant architecture.

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  • Holt had been hanging with a guy called Hilliard, who did B&Es, breaking and enterings.

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  • And just if you're in the area, that home is located in Hilliard, which is a suburb of Columbus, we're being told.

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  • Mrs. Erveng, or call Hilliard names out loud, -- _anything_, so that they would send me home.

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  • O'Shaughnessy, that a friend wrote to tell me that your eldest sister was about to be married to a man called Hilliard, and by an unfortunate coincidence Bridgie herself had vaguely referred to coming changes in her last letter, so I believed the report, and we have mutually been eating our hearts, and believing the other to be faithless.

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  • Our View: As of now, Gruden called Hilliard questionable for Sunday's game at Dallas.

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  • "My dear Hilliard, that is the problem that is exercising the minds of the whole of the middle class of England, with sons growing up.

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  • "Hilliard," and Lamington placed his hand on the trader's shoulder, "I know all about it.

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