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Mather

[math -er, math-] /ˈmæð ər, ˈmæθ-/
noun
1.
Cotton, 1663–1728, American clergyman and author.
2.
his father, Increase
[in-krees] /ˈɪn kris/ (Show IPA),
1639–1723, American clergyman and author.
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