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

  • Pickering, Edward Charles 1846-1919. American astronomer noted for his work on stellar photometry. His brother William Henry Pickering (1858-1938) discovered Phoebe, the ninth moon of Saturn (1899), and predicted the existence of Pluto (1919).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A town in North Yorkshire, England.
  • proper n. A city in Ontario, Canada.
  • proper n. A topographic surname from the town.
  • proper n. Timothy Pickering US statesman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sauger of the St.Lawrence River.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pickerel.
  • n. A percoid fish, the sauger, Stizostedion canadense.


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