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Brad·dock

 (brăd′ək), Edward 1695-1755.
British general in America during the French and Indian War. He was mortally wounded during his unsuccessful expedition against Fort Duquesne (now Pittsburgh).
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Brad•dock

(ˈbræd ək)

n.
Edward, 1695–1755, British general in America.
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