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[muh-kloo r] /məˈklʊər/
Samuel Sidney, 1857–1949, U.S. editor and publisher, born in Ireland. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He was a homesteader who taught the McClure school that winter, a slim, round-shouldered chap, rather frail in physique.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh Edith Eudora Kohl
  • His appearance did not impress me as fantastically as it had impressed Colonel McClure.

    America First Various
  • And hurrying to the rescue of my friends, McClure, looking now a bit bored and resentful, landed me somewhere near the ceiling.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 1) Henry Watterson
  • The type of the McClure shop would not set half of the notices.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh Edith Eudora Kohl
  • These were published in McClure's, and afterwards collected in book form under the title Caybigan.

    Americans All Various
  • McClure, stopping only to reload his gun, followed after them.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • The McClure Press had died the natural death of the proof sheet, and the proof king was submerged in the cause of prohibition.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh Edith Eudora Kohl
  • "Your man tells us that you are the best horseman in your outfit," said Mr. McClure.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin
  • The warrior dismounted, and in token of peace offered McClure his pipe.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • On the fifteen-yard line Marvin sent McClure back as if to try for a goal.

    Left End Edwards Ralph Henry Barbour

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