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

  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis 1904-1991. Polish-born American Yiddish writer who has published such collections as Gimpel the Fool (1957) and Passions (1975). He won the 1978 Nobel Prize for literature.
  • Singer, Isaac Merritt 1811-1875. American inventor and manufacturer who patented (1851) a sewing machine capable of making continuous stitches.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A occupational surname.


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