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Pea·bod·y(pē′bŏd′ē, -bə-dē), Elizabeth Palmer 1804-1894.
American educator and writer who founded the first English-language kindergarten in the United States (1860).
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(Biography) George. 1795–1869, US merchant, banker, and philanthropist in the US and England
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Pea•bod•y(ˈpiˌbɒd i, -bə di)
1. Elizabeth Palmer, 1804–94, U.S. educator: founded the first U.S. kindergarten.
2. George, 1795–1869, U.S. merchant and philanthropist in England.
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