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Calder

[kawl-der] /ˈkɔl dər/
noun
1.
Alexander, 1898–1976, U.S. sculptor; originator of mobiles.
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  • Lieutenant Calder knocked the ashes from his pipe and refilled it.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • “I am afraid you will be disappointed,” remarked Captain Calder.

  • Mr Calder did not care about this; he hoped to carry the boat into Falmouth or Plymouth harbour in safety.

  • However, that was a point Captain Calder could alone decide.

  • The angareb stood in a wash of water on the very spot to which at Calder's order it had been moved that morning.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • January, 1720, saw distress and confusion at Calder in Mid Lothian.

    Witch Stories E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
  • It was read out to him by Calder, who had obtained leave to come down from Wadi Halfa with his friend.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • The art of being a Senator like Calder is the art of never saying "no."

    Behind the Mirrors Clinton W. Gilbert
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Calder

/ˈkɔːldə/
noun
1.
Alexander. 1898–1976, US sculptor, who originated mobiles and stabiles (moving or static abstract sculptures, generally suspended from wire).
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