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Vaughan

 (vôn), Henry Known as "the Silurist." 1622-1695.
Welsh metaphysical poet whose works include Silex Scintillans (1650-1655).

Vaughan

, Sarah 1924-1990.
American jazz singer known for her complex bebop phrasing and her scat-singing virtuosity.

Vaughan

(vɔːn)
n
1. (Biography) Henry. 1622–95, Welsh mystic poet, best known for his Silex Scintillans (1650; 1655)
2. (Biography) Dame Janet (Maria). 1899–1993, British physician and university official: helped set up Britain's first National Blood Transfusion Service (1939): after World War II, became Britain's expert on the effects of radiation on humans; Principal of Somerville College, Oxford (1945–67)
3. (Biography) Sarah (Lois). 1924–90, US jazz vocalist and pianist, noted esp for her skill in vocal improvisation

Vaughan

(vɔn)

n.
1. Henry, 1622–95, English poet and mystic.
2. Sarah (Lois), 1924–90, U.S. jazz singer.
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Noun1.Vaughan - United States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)
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Her name was Vaughan, and she was visiting Marvis Bay in company with an aunt.
In feminine society as a rule he was apt to be constrained, but with Mary Vaughan it was different.
The 'Metaphysical' religious poets--Herbert, Crashaw, and Vaughan.
I was on that hill when Vaughan burned ‘Sopus in the last war; and I saw the vessels come out of the Highlands as plain as I can see that lime- scow rowing into the Susquehanna, though one was twenty times farther from me than the other.
FE fydd y degawd nesaf gyda'r mwyaf arwyddocaol erioed i wleidyddiaeth Cymru, yn ol Golygydd Materion Cymreig y BBC, Vaughan Roderick, ar achlysur cyhoeddi cyfrol o'i waith i nodi ugain mlynedd wedi i Gymru bleidleisio dros gael Cynulliad Cenedlaethol.
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District Attorney Patty Perlow said Thursday that she's sorry for whatever emotional pain Robert Vaughan might have been going through, "but he made the choice that he was going to die that day" and "took every step necessary to ensure that law enforcement would use deadly force against him.
Tenders are invited for Consultant To Conduct Vaughan City-wide Urban Design Guidelines
Stephen Vaughan Jnr gave his Mercedes to Timmy Donovan hours after he was involved in a city centre attack which killed PC Neil Doyle.
Vaughan to be wild at letters JUST who is ST Vaughan?
Elbert Vaughan went in to business for himself full time in 1913, when he opened his first business.
Vaughan worked as a quality control inspector for the former Entwistle Corporation, in Hudson, for many years.