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[dik-suh n] /ˈdɪk sən/
Leonard Eugene, 1874–1954, U.S. mathematician. Unabridged
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  • The preparation of the present volume has been undertaken by Mr. Dickson at my request.

    The Surrender of Napoleon Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland.
  • Briggs is in charge on the third floor front, and Dickson has the back rooms.

    Ester Ried Yet Speaking Isabella Alden
  • Her words revealed to Dickson the preposterousness of the whole situation, and for all his anxiety he laughed.

    Huntingtower John Buchan
  • "And the only chickens in Hangtown are in that pie," declared Dickson proudly.

    The Cave of Gold Everett McNeil
  • "I'd want more than a look," and Mr. Dickson clenched both his hands.

    The Cave of Gold Everett McNeil

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