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

  • Parker, Charlie Known as "Bird.” 1920-1955. American musician and composer. A leader of the bop movement in jazz, Parker is best remembered for his smooth, moody improvisations.
  • Parker, Dorothy Rothschild 1893-1967. American writer noted for her satirical wit. She was drama critic for Vanity Fair (1916-1917) and book critic for the New Yorker (1927-1933).
  • Parker, Matthew 1504-1575. English prelate who served as archbishop of Canterbury from 1559 until his death and was instrumental in establishing ecclesiastical forms for the Anglican Church.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An occupational surname for a gamekeeper.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  • n. A Parker™ pen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The keeper of a park.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The keeper of a park.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)
  • n. United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)


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