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Shepard

[shep-erd] /ˈʃɛp ərd/
noun
1.
Alan Bartlett, Jr. 1923–1998, U.S. astronaut: first American in space, May 5, 1961.
2.
Sam, born 1943, U.S. playwright, actor, and director.
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  • Mrs. Shepard wanted to know if we could not put in at some port, as we had done on Thursday.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Yet Shepard took as high ground as any with regard to this subject.

    Bertha and Her Baptism Nehemiah Adams
  • Dick often wondered at the swift and almost noiseless tread of Shepard, with whom he was becoming well acquainted.

    The Tree of Appomattox Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Owen was delighted with the decision of Colonel Shepard when he accepted my invitation.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • "I don't see that it's my move," said Shepard, as he floated calmly.

    The Shades of the Wilderness Joseph A. Altsheler
British Dictionary definitions for Shepard

Shepard

/ˈʃɛpəd/
noun
1.
Alan Bartlett, Jr. 1923–98, US naval officer; first US astronaut in space (1961)
2.
Sam original name Samuel Shepard Rogers. born 1943, US dramatist, film actor, and director. His plays include Chicago (1966), The Tooth of Crime (1972), and Buried Child (1978): films as actor include Days of Heaven (1978) and The Right Stuff (1983); films as director include Far North (1989) and Silent Tongue (1994)
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