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Bee·cher

 (bē′chər), Lyman 1775-1863.
American cleric. A fiery preacher, moderate Calvinist theologian, and resolute abolitionist, he was the father of Catharine Esther Beecher (1800-1878), who promoted equal educational opportunities for women; Edward Beecher (1803-1895), a clergyman and educator noted for his abolitionist views and writings; and Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887), a clergyman and newspaper editor famous for his abolitionist orations. Harriet Beecher Stowe was another of Lyman's children.

Beecher

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(Biography) Henry Ward. 1813–87, US clergyman: a leader in the movement for the abolition of slavery

Bee•cher

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n.
1. Henry Ward, 1813–87, U.S. preacher and writer.
2. Lyman, 1775–1863, U.S. preacher and theologian (father of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher).
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