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Han·cock

 (hăn′kŏk′), Herbert Jeffrey Known as "Herbie." Born 1940.
American musician and composer of jazz and popular music. He is noted for his work with piano and electronic keyboard instruments.

Hancock

, John 1737-1793.
American politician and Revolutionary leader. He was president of the Continental Congress (1775-1777) and the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Hancock later served nine terms as governor of Massachusetts (1780-1785 and 1787-1793).

Hancock

, Winfield Scott 1824-1886.
American Civil War general who defeated Robert E. Lee and George Pickett in the Gettysburg Campaign (1863).

Hancock

(ˈhænkɒk)
n
1. (Biography) Anthony John, known as Tony. 1924–68, British comedian, noted for his radio series Hancock's Half Hour
2. (Biography) John. 1737–93, American statesman; first signatory of the Declaration of Independence

Han•cock

(ˈhæn kɒk)

n.
1. John, 1737–93, American statesman: first signer of the Declaration of Independence.
2. Winfield Scott, 1824–86, Union general in the Civil War.
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Noun1.Hancock - American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental CongressHancock - American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
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And as we hurried up town, Joe Goose explained: "It's the Hancock Fire Brigade.
Anyway Del Hancock and Aunt Sadie got married next day.
Officers of the Custom House, too, which stood on the opposite side of King Street, often sat in the chair wagging their tongues against John Hancock.