david d. rusk

Rusk

[ruhsk]
noun
(David) Dean, 1909–94, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1961–69.
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rusk (rʌsk)
 
n
a light bread dough, sweet or plain, baked twice until it is brown, hard, and crisp: often given to babies
 
[C16: from Spanish or Portuguese rosca screw, bread shaped in a twist, of unknown origin]

Rusk (rʌsk)
 
n
(David) Dean. 1909--94, US statesman: secretary of state (1961--69). He defended US military involvement in Vietnam and opposed recognition of communist China

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rusk
"light, crisp bits of bread or biscuit," 1595, from Sp. or Port. rosca "roll, twist of bread," lit. "coil, spiral," of unknown origin, perhaps from a pre-Latin Iberian word.
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