Also found in: Medical, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Ab·bott(ăb′ət), Berenice 1898-1991.
American photographer known especially for her series of black-and-white portraits of New York City.
Abbott, Edwin Abbott 1838-1926.
British theologian and writer best known for his imaginative satirical novella Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (1884).
Abbott, George 1887-1995.
American theatrical producer and playwright who cowrote and directed many productions, including Fiorello!, which won a 1959 Pulitzer Prize.
Abbott, Robert Sengstacke 1868?-1940.
American newspaper publisher who founded and edited (1905-1940) the Chicago Defender, which was an early advocate of African-American civil rights.
Abbott, William Known as "Bud." 1897?-1974.
American comedian noted for his partnership with Lou Costello. Abbott and Costello appeared in numerous motion pictures, including The Naughty Nineties (1945), which features their famous "Who's on First" routine.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Biography) Tony, full name Anthony John Abbott. born 1957, Australian Liberal politician; prime minister from 2013
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Jacob, 1803–79, and his son, Lyman, 1835–1922, U.S. clergymen and writers.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.