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

  • Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan 1896-1953. American writer known for her novel The Yearling (1938).


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  • RAWLINGS: Because there are those who are also seeing what is happening to Rawlings, and saying, oh, I mean, this man led his country with such high level of integrity and is being treated this way -- forget it.

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2007

  • For General Edwin Rawlings is something of an oddity -- here, we do not have a case of a top-ranking military man becoming a figurehead just for prestige purposes-not at all!

    Some Problems of a U.S.-owned Subsidiary Operating in Canada

  • The friendship of Hurston and Rawlings is remarkable, in part, for the ways in which it crosses the racial lines that divided their time and place.

    Southern Soulmates

  • Rawlings is introducing a new line of catching gear, including the CP950 chest protector and the LG905 shin guards. - 2002 products to help you look and play sharp

  • Rawlings is proud to introduce its new Vise line of softball and baseball gloves. - 2002 products to help you look and play sharp

  • An hour or two later Barry called Rawlings, for right ahead of the brig there was a low, dark streak showing upon the sea-rim, which they knew was the outline of one of the palm-clad islets on the south side of

    Edward Barry South Sea Pearler

  • I was so attracted by them that I bought them; and the proprietor of the place, a man called Rawlings, told me that they were done by a young painter of the name of Edward Merton, who was very clever, but as poor as a church mouse.

    Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

  • Sure, they put together a terrific 2009 album under the name Dave Rawlings Machine, but with Welch as the headline attraction, they ran into writer's block and frustration and songs they just plain didn't like.

    NPR Topics: News

  • She and her longtime musical partner David Rawlings are deeply involved in each other's music, so when Welch had trouble writing new material for her own record, the two turned their focus to Rawlings' first solo album under the moniker Dave Rawlings Machine.


  • But when he and Welch stopped by NPR for this Tiny Desk Concert, it was to promote Rawlings' own album - the first he's ever recorded under his name actually, it's under the moniker Dave Rawlings Machine.

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