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 (kŭm′ĭngz), Edward Estlin Usually styled e.e. cummings. 1894-1962.
American writer. Best known for his lyrical and typographically inventive poetry, he also wrote The Enormous Room (1922), an account of his imprisonment in France during World War I.
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Cummings

(ˈkʌmɪŋz)
n
(Biography) Edward Estlin (ˈɛstlɪn), (preferred typographical representation of name e. e. cummings). 1894–1962, US poet
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Cum•mings

(ˈkʌm ɪŋz)

n.
Edward Estlin, ( “e e cummings” ), 1894–1962, U.S. poet.
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Cummings, a Baptist minister well known in that part of the country, was driving by Baker's farm one night.
Down the road, on the right hand, on Brister's Hill, lived Brister Freeman, "a handy Negro," slave of Squire Cummings once -- there where grow still the apple trees which Brister planted and tended; large old trees now, but their fruit still wild and ciderish to my taste.
The African hunter Cumming tells us that the skin of the eland, as well as that of most other antelopes just killed, emits the most delicious perfume of trees and grass.
When Churchill said "Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others." he couldn't be expected to know that Dominic Cummings would one day turn up with something even worse than the "worst".
Summary: Dominic Cummings is hell-bent on pushing through a no-deal Brexit and ignoring parliament
THE PRIME Minister's most senior adviser Dominic Cummings has issued a veiled threat to the former attorney general as the two square off over Brexit.
President Trump has tweeted about a reported robbery at the Baltimore home of Representative Elijah Cummings.
Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) Monday night, suggesting money intended for Cummings's West Baltimore district has been "stolen or wasted" and saying the chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee "should investigate himself".
After spending several hours on his private golf course in Virginia, Trump repeated the attack on Cummings, despite broad criticism from Democrats.
Elijah Cummings, the powerful House Oversight Committee chairman, claiming his Baltimore-area district is "considered the worst run and most dangerous anywhere in the United States." It was the president's latest assault on a prominent lawmaker and the people he represents, two weeks after he sparked nationwide controversy with racist tweets directed at four congresswomen of color.
Wavertree councillor David Cummings was recently filmed calling party colleague and Member of the European Parliament, Theresa Griffin, a 'pathetic little f***g b***h' over a pint in a pub.
Wavertree councillor David Cummings wasrecently filmed calling party colleague and Member of the European Parliament, Theresa Griffin, a 'pathetic little f***g b***h'over a pint in a pub.