TED STAFFORD

Stafford

[staf-erd]
noun
1.
Jean, 1915–79, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2.
Sir Edward William, 1819–1901, New Zealand political leader, born in Scotland: prime minister 1856–61, 1865–69, 1872.
3.
a city in and the county seat of Staffordshire, in central England.
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Stafford1 (ˈstæfəd)
 
n
a market town in central England, administrative centre of Staffordshire. Pop: 63 681 (2001)

Stafford2 (ˈstæfəd)
 
n
Sir Edward William. 1819--1901, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1856--61; 1865--69; 1872)

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Stafford
town in England, mid-11c., Stæfford, lit. "Ford by a landing-place," from O.E. stæð + ford. County town of Staffordshire, which, as a name for a type of earthenware and porcelain made there is attested from 1765.
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