Sheridan


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Sher·i·dan

 (shĕr′ĭ-dn), Philip Henry 1831-1888.
American Union general. Active in the Chattanooga (1863) and Wilderness (1864) campaigns, he routed Confederate forces at the Battle of Five Forks (1865).

Sheridan

, Richard Brinsley 1751-1816.
British playwright and politician known for his satirical comedies of manners, including The Rivals (1775), which features the catachrestic character Mrs. Malaprop.

Sheridan

(ˈʃɛrɪdən)
n
1. (Biography) Philip Henry. 1831–88, American Union cavalry commander in the Civil War. He forced Lee's surrender to Grant (1865)
2. (Biography) Richard Brinsley (ˈbrɪnzlɪ). 1751–1816, Irish dramatist, politician, and orator, noted for his comedies of manners The Rivals (1775), School for Scandal (1777), and The Critic (1779)

Sher•i•dan

(ˈʃɛr ɪ dn)

n.
1. Philip Henry, 1831–88, U.S. general.
2. Richard Brinsley, 1751–1816, Irish playwright and political leader.
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What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slav- ery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
A few days before the surrender at Appomattox a thunderous engagement between the commands of Sheridan and Pickett was unknown to the latter commander, a mile in the rear of his own line.
Here is the address--Jacob Shafter, Sheridan Street.
If you want me, you'll find me at Jacob Shafter's on Sheridan Street, Vermissa; so I'm not hiding from you, am I?
7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814.
Fox thanked the man for his confidence and paid him, saying, "his debt was of older standing, and Sheridan must wait.
Why, you might as well say we ought to pull down Westminster Abbey, and put up a go-to-meeting shop with churchwarden windows; or never read Shakespeare, but only Sheridan Knowles.
Dear ladies, as your excellent Sheridan said, I go--and leave my character behind me.
At the January general membership meeting, North Shore Chapter, NSDAR recognized chapter member Donna Fitzgerald with the DAR Historical Preservation Recognition Award for her transformative efforts to establish Fort Sheridan Historical Society and advance the creation of a permanent museum about Fort Sheridan.
SHERIDAN Smith returned to West End show Funny Girl last night after taking two months off with stress and exhaustion.
TOMMY Sheridan should lose his PS200,000 defamation payout because of his conviction for lying in court, appeal judges were told yesterday.
The story "Google Earth Finds Woman Trapped on Deserted Island for Seven Years" might be a hoax, but the woman, Gemma Sheridan, is not.