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Vaughan

 (vôn), Henry Known as "the Silurist." 1622-1695.
Welsh metaphysical poet whose works include Silex Scintillans (1650-1655).

Vaughan

, Sarah 1924-1990.
American jazz singer known for her complex bebop phrasing and her scat-singing virtuosity.

Vaughan

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1. (Biography) Henry. 1622–95, Welsh mystic poet, best known for his Silex Scintillans (1650; 1655)
2. (Biography) Dame Janet (Maria). 1899–1993, British physician and university official: helped set up Britain's first National Blood Transfusion Service (1939): after World War II, became Britain's expert on the effects of radiation on humans; Principal of Somerville College, Oxford (1945–67)
3. (Biography) Sarah (Lois). 1924–90, US jazz vocalist and pianist, noted esp for her skill in vocal improvisation

Vaughan

(vɔn)

n.
1. Henry, 1622–95, English poet and mystic.
2. Sarah (Lois), 1924–90, U.S. jazz singer.
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Noun1.Vaughan - United States jazz singer noted for her complex bebop phrasing and scat singing (1924-1990)
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Her name was Vaughan, and she was visiting Marvis Bay in company with an aunt.
In feminine society as a rule he was apt to be constrained, but with Mary Vaughan it was different.
The 'Metaphysical' religious poets--Herbert, Crashaw, and Vaughan. Cavalier and Puritan poets.
I was on that hill when Vaughan burned ‘Sopus in the last war; and I saw the vessels come out of the Highlands as plain as I can see that lime- scow rowing into the Susquehanna, though one was twenty times farther from me than the other.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): My life is now sorted, stated former England player Michael Vaughan on Tuesday after being blocked by ex-Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar on Twitter.
I have a particular interest in this book since my father followed Vaughan into Air Force pilot training about a year later, me some 26 years after, and my oldest son 54 years later.
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Vaughan led the way, suggesting England should drop either Broad or James Anderson-their two most successful Test bowlers of all time-for the series finale at Headingley-if only to 'ruffle feathers'.
During the rise of her career in the 1940s, Sarah Vaughan was billed as "the most talked about voice in America." Queen of Bebop invites us to hear that voice anew.
The electric guitar that blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan used in his first studio recording and early performances has fetched $250,000 at auction in his hometown of Dallas.
Sam Vaughan, from Blackwood, was stopped by Border Force officers at Dover's Eastern Docks on December 29, 2016.