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Taylor

, Cecil Percival Born 1929.
American pianist and composer who was a leader of the free jazz movement of the 1960s, which emphasized unrestrained, often dissonant improvisation.

Taylor

, Charles McArthur Ghankay Born 1948.
Liberian political leader whose tenure as president of Liberia (1997-2003) was marked by widespread conflict and rebellion. In 2012, an international criminal court found him guilty of war crimes committed in Sierra Leone.

Taylor

, Edward 1642?-1729.
English-born American Puritan cleric and metaphysical poet. His works, unpublished until 1939, include "God's Determinations Touching His Elect" (c. 1685).

Taylor

, Dame Elizabeth Rosemond 1932-2011.
British-born American actress. A childhood star after her appearance in National Velvet (1944), she later won an Academy Award for BUtterfield 8 (1960) and for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966).

Taylor

, Frederick Winslow 1856-1915.
American inventor, engineer, and efficiency expert noted for his innovations in industrial engineering and management.

Taylor

, Paul Born 1930.
American choreographer whose avant-garde work includes Three Epitaphs (1956) and Orbs (1966).

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, Zachary Known as "Old Rough and Ready." 1784-1850.
The 12th president of the United States (1849-1850). An army officer in the Black Hawk War (1832) and the Second Seminole War (1835-1842), he became a national hero during the Mexican War (1846-1848), was elected president (1848), and died in office (1850).

Taylor

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n
1. (Biography) A(lan) J(ohn) P(ercivale). 1906–90, British historian whose many works include The Origins of the Second World War (1961)
2. (Biography) Brook. 1685–1731, English mathematician, who laid the foundations of differential calculus
3. (Biography) Dame Elizabeth. 1932–2011, US film actress, born in England: films include National Velvet (1944), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), Suddenly Last Summer (1959), and Butterfield 8 (1960) and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), for both of which she won Oscars
4. (Biography) Frederick Winslow. 1856–1915, US engineer, who pioneered the use of time and motion studies to increase efficiency in industry
5. (Biography) Jeremy. 1613–67, English cleric, best known for his devotional manuals Holy Living (1650) and Holy Dying (1651)
6. (Biography) Zachary. 1784–1850, 12th president of the US (1849–50); hero of the Mexican War

Tay•lor

(ˈteɪ lər)

n.
1. (James) Bayard, 1825–78, U.S. poet and travel writer.
2. Jeremy, 1613–67, English prelate and theological writer.
3. Maxwell (Davenport), 1901–87, U.S. army general.
4. Paul (Belville), born 1930, U.S. choreographer.
5. Peter (Hillsman), 1917–94, U.S. short-story writer, novelist, and playwright.
6. Robert Lewis, 1912–98, U.S. biographer, humorist, and newspaperman.
7. Zachary ( “Old Rough and Ready” ), 1784–1850, 12th president of the U.S. 1849–50.
8. a city in SE Michigan. 71,640.
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Noun1.Taylor - United States composer and music critic (1885-1966)Taylor - United States composer and music critic (1885-1966)
2.Taylor - United States film actress (born in England) who was a childhood star; as an adult she often co-starred with Richard Burton (born in 1932)
3.Taylor - 12th President of the United StatesTaylor - 12th President of the United States; died in office (1784-1850)
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Dorothea knew many passages of Pascal's Pensees and of Jeremy Taylor by heart; and to her the destinies of mankind, seen by the light of Christianity, made the solicitudes of feminine fashion appear an occupation for Bedlam.
Near it lay that bulky volume, the Ductor Dubitantium of Jeremy Taylor, full of cases of conscience, and in which most men, possessed of a conscience, may find something applicable to their purpose.
Jeremy Taylor, 30, of Marion, was charged with retail theft at Walmart Supercenter on Feb.
2million of damage when arsonist Jeremy Taylor, 28, set five fires in the building in March 2016.
She will be joined by Ben Lewis, as the Phantom - originally played by Michael Crawford - while Jeremy Taylor is Raoul, the third member of the plot's love triangle.
Jeremy Taylor, for the Crown Prosecution Service, said: "This case involved the sexual assault of four women between March and May 2016, in their homes in the West Midlands, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire and Northamptonshire.
Chief executive Jeremy Taylor added: "Today we see people left to fund their own care, providers unable to deliver services, and a knock-on effect on overstretched NHS services as people repeatedly need help due to inadequate care arrangements.
The firm also announced that Jeremy Taylor joined the firm as special counsel to be resident in the San Francisco office.
Conservationist for Kids Editor Jeremy Taylor and I had just arrived at Ecovative Design in Green Island, N.
Hiltz opened his remarks with a prayer on the glory and generosity of God by 17th-century English bishop and theologian Jeremy Taylor, who among his many works wrote treatises on the rule and exercise of holy living and holy dying in the communion of the church.
Alun Evans is a teacher while Jeremy Taylor is currently playing Fiyero in Wicked in the West End.