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Os·wald

 (ŏz′wôld′), Lee Harvey 1939-1963.
American alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1963). He was shot while in police custody two days after his arrest.

Oswald

(ˈɒzwəld)
n
1. (Biography) Lee Harvey. 1939–63, presumed assassin (1963) of US president John F. Kennedy; murdered by Jack Ruby two days later
2. (Biography) Saint. ?605–41 ad, king of Northumbria (634–41); with St Aidan he restored Christianity to the region. He was killed in battle by Penda of Mercia. Feast day: Aug 5
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Noun1.Oswald - United States assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1939-1963)
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Oswald, my second (ten and a half), is the child who contributed two and nine-pence to the Great National Smithers Testimonial.
My boys have contributed to the African project--Egbert, one and six, being the entire allowance of nine weeks; Oswald, one and a penny halfpenny, being the same; the rest, according to their little means.
These exasperating questions so inflamed his mind and the minds of Oswald and Francis that they all pinched me at once, and in a dreadfully expert way-- screwing up such little pieces of my arms that I could hardly forbear crying out.
Hence, perhaps, it comes that the flora of Madeira, according to Oswald Heer, resembles the extinct tertiary flora of Europe.
The chaotic place is no fit for Oswald, who thrives on order.
The poem (below) is not the pair's only collaboration - John joined with Oswald to write 'Oswald the Cat's Book of Poems for Fun and Finding Out'in May last year.
Oswald with a surviving brother Oswy (who'd succeed him after 642) had been in profitable exile amongst his kin, the Dalriadic Scots where he'd built up a reputation as a formidable warrior - Whiteblade.
The document from the House Select Committee on assassinations outlines evidence from a female passenger who says she sat next to Oswald on a military flight to Germany, via Prestwick airport - where Elvis Presley famously stopped off in March 1959.
Edgar Hoover insisted on trying to convince Americans that communist Oswald - who had lived in Russia and had a Soviet wife - was the sole assassin.
But, reflecting on Oswald less than an hour after he died, Hoover already sensed theories would form about a conspiracy broader than the lone assassin.
With research from the W3C and the British Dyslexic Association and support from the world's only accelerator program for living with blindness, EyeFocus, Oswald Foundation's product is the world's first end-to-end accessibility solution for the web and has over 200,000 monthly pages from their beta testers.
Oswald was elected to the board at the company's annual meeting of stockholders on 9 December 2016.