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Ed•sel

(ˈɛd səl)
n.
a poor or unsuccessful product, esp. if vigorously promoted; dud.
[1970–75; after Edsel, car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company 1957–62, named after Edsel Ford, 1893–1943, U.S. automaker]
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com)-- When Ford Motor Company launched the Edsel in 1957, its lackluster reception has forever made the name synonymous with "failure.
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The book is really about two men, Henry Ford and his only son, Edsel.
The Ford story centered on the difficult relationship between company founder Henry Ford, the man credited with creating mass production, and son Edsel, whose convictions about what was best for the company and the country led him to struggle against his father's antiwar sentiments and strong antipathy toward President Franklin Roosevelt.
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We are pleased to feature Robert Edsel as the Welty Gala speaker," says Andrea Stevens, executive director of development and alumni at the university.
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