Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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Variant of Hitchcock.

Examples

  • 'Hiscock's boat was there and I said to myself: "I will go round the world one day".

    YBW News

  • Always something of a tomboy, she impressed Lieutenant Commander Earl F. Hiscock of the Coast Guard Reserve—which eventually took over the unit—with her down-to-earth attitude, once turning over a wastebasket to serve as a chair in an impromptu meeting to discuss the frequent sinking of merchant vessels ferrying supplies to Europe.

    A Covert Affair

  • John Hiscock talks with Maguire for the Telegraph.

    GreenCine Daily: Peter Parker goes to Tokyo.

  • John Hiscock opens his interview with Wahlberg for the Telegraph with recollections of The Departed: They are a volatile couple: Wahlberg, the ex-convict and former street thug from the rough side of Boston, and Scorsese, the outspoken Italian-American former seminary student; and they both had firm ideas of how Wahlberg's scenes should be shot.

    GreenCine Daily: Shooter.

  • The litigators from the firm of Hiscock and Barclay were extraordinary in their professional skill and stamina.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • The Telegraph's John Hiscock recalls his last conversation with Altman.

    GreenCine Daily: Robert Altman, 1925 - 2006.

  • “Umbrella, Miss?” said Hiscock, offering Kitty an umbrella as she left the house rather later than she should have left it the following afternoon.

    The Years

  • But here the door opened and Hiscock came in with a note on a salver.

    The Years

  • Hiscock, the butler, to take his feet off the fender and waddle upstairs.

    The Years

  • When the Mills bill came to the Senate in 1888, the work of preparing amendments to, or a substitute for, that bill was intrusted to Messrs. Allison, Aldrich and Hiscock.

    Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet An Autobiography.

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