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Hughes

 (hyo͞oz), Charles Evans 1862-1948.
American jurist and politician who was appointed an associate justice of the US Supreme Court (1910) but resigned to make an unsuccessful bid for the presidency (1916). He served as secretary of state (1921-1925) and later as the chief justice of the Supreme Court (1930-1941).

Hughes

, Howard Robard 1905-1976.
American film producer, aviator, and multimillionaire. He founded Hughes Aircraft Corporation, broke the airplane speed record (1935), and flew around the world in record time (1938).

Hughes

, Ted Full name Edward James Hughes. 1930-1998.
British poet who served as poet laureate from 1984 to 1998. His work is noted for its symbolism, passion, and dark natural imagery.

Hughes

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n
1. (Biography) Howard. 1905–76, US industrialist, aviator, and film producer. He became a total recluse during the last years of his life
2. (Biography) (James Mercer) Langston. 1902–67, US Black poet and writer. His collections include The Weary Blues (1926) and The Panther and the Lash (1967)
3. (Biography) Richard (Arthur Warren). 1900–76, British novelist. He wrote A High Wind in Jamaica (1929), In Hazard (1938), and The Fox in the Attic (1961)
4. (Biography) Robert (Studley Forrest). 1938–2012, Australian art critic, writer, and broadcaster; his work includes the television series The Shock of the New (1981) and the book The Culture of Complaint (1993)
5. (Biography) Ted, full name Edward James Hughes. 1930–98, British poet: his works include The Hawk in the Rain (1957), Crow (1970), and Birthday Letters (1998). Poet laureate (1984–98)
6. (Biography) Thomas. 1822–96, British novelist; author of Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)
7. (Biography) William Morris. 1864–1952, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1915–23)

Hughes

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n.
1. Charles Evans, 1862–1948, Chief Justice of the U.S. 1930–41.
2. Howard (Robard), 1905–76, U.S. businessman.
3. (James) Langston, 1902–67, U.S. novelist and poet.
4. Ted, 1930–98, English poet: poet laureate 1984–98.
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Noun1.Hughes - English poet (born in 1930)Hughes - English poet (born in 1930)    
2.Hughes - United States writer (1902-1967)
3.Hughes - United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producerHughes - United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
4.Hughes - United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)Hughes - United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1862-1948)
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Hughes and Miss Tilney with seats, as they had agreed to join their party.
This had been a figure of some interest--a young Cambridge man named Eric Hughes who was the rising hope of the party of Reform, to which the Fisher family, along with their friend Saltoun, had long been at least formally attached.
He certainly knew much more about rural problems than either Hughes, the Reform candidate, or Verner, the Constitutional candidate.
Eric Hughes waved his hand in a friendly fashion; but Gryce eyed him with some hostility.
The agent stared still more, but assented civilly, and led the other into an office littered with leaflets and hung all round with highly colored posters which linked the name of Hughes with all the higher interests of humanity.
We only wanted you to split the Reform vote because accidents might happen after Hughes had made a score at Barkington.
Hughes was clearing the fanned wheat from before the fan.
Covey took up the hickory slat with which Hughes had been striking off the half-bushel measure, and with it gave me a heavy blow upon the head, making a large wound, and the blood ran freely; and with this again told me to get up.
Hughes would write another story as good," said Archie.
Hughes, started a new line of development by adapting a Bell telephone into a "microphone," a fantastic little instrument that would detect the noise made by a fly in walking across a table.
Laurie Leach's compact biography of Langston Hughes is part of a series designed for high schools and public libraries and is intended "specifically for student use" (ix).
Kimmie Meissner and Emily Hughes skated like they were having the time of their lives.