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Al·cott

 (ôl′kət, -kŏt, ŏl′-), Amos Bronson 1799-1888.
American transcendentalist philosopher who developed a theory of education based on mutual respect and Socratic questioning rather than authority and rote learning.

Alcott

, Louisa May 1832-1888.
American writer best known for her largely autobiographical novel Little Women (1868).

Alcott

(ˈɔːlkət)
n
(Biography) Louisa May. 1832–88, US novelist, noted for her children's books, esp Little Women (1869)

Al•cott

(ˈɔl kət, -kɒt)

n.
Louisa May, 1832–88, U.S. author.
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Even the old Inspector was desirable, as a change of diet, to a man who had known Alcott.
Alcott said: "I just wanted to come through the finish line with a smile on my face.
BRITAIN'S four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott has announced that she intends to retire from racing following the British Alpine Championships in April.
BRITAIN'S Chemmy Alcott, having fought back from the third leg break of her career last August, was understandably delighted with her 19th place in the women's downhill on Wednesday.
Alcott competed in the super combined earlier this week, taking part in the downhill event as practice for yesterday's event before withdrawing from the slalom.
CHEMMY ALCOTT has revealed that the energy and drive of royalty inspired her to reach a fourth Winter Olympics.
Marmee & Louisa; the untold story of Louisa May Alcott and her mother.
Any collection strong in literary criticism, American literature or the works of Louisa May Alcott will want to add MY HEART IS BOUNDLESS: WRITINGS OF ABIGAIL MAY ALCOTT, LOUISA'S MOTHER.
MARMEE & LOUISA: THE UNTOLD STORY OF LOUISA MAY ALCOTT AND HER MOTHER provides an outstanding biography of Alcott's relationship with her mother and comes from the great-niece and cousin of Abigail and Louisa May Alcott.
Exeter hooker Simon Alcott scored the game's only try as Burns unleashed a punishing kicking display.
The Cherry and Whites never panicked when they found themselves 16-12 down after Exeter hooker Simon Alcott scored the only try of a cracking match played on a slippery pitch and ending in pouring rain.
Raised among transcendentalists, abolitionists and some of the 19th century's most famous writers, Louisa May Alcott probably didn't surprise anyone by pursuing a literary career.