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Rusk

[ruhsk] /rʌsk/
noun
1.
(David) Dean, 1909–94, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1961–69.
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British Dictionary definitions for dean rusk

rusk

/rʌsk/
noun
1.
a light bread dough, sweet or plain, baked twice until it is brown, hard, and crisp: often given to babies
Word Origin
C16: from Spanish or Portuguese rosca screw, bread shaped in a twist, of unknown origin

Rusk

/rʌsk/
noun
1.
(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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Word Origin and History for dean rusk

rusk

n.

"light, crisp bits of bread or biscuit," 1590s, from Spanish or Portuguese rosca "roll, twist of bread," literally "coil, anything round and spiral," of unknown origin, perhaps from a pre-Latin Iberian word.

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