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Tooke

[too k] /tʊk/
noun
1.
(John) Horne
[hawrn] /hɔrn/ (Show IPA),
1736–1812, English politician and philologist.
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Tooke

/tʊk/
noun
1.
John Horne, original name John Horne. 1736–1812, British radical, who founded (1771) the Constitutional Society to press for parliamentary reform: acquitted (1794) of high treason. He also wrote the philological treatise The Diversions of Purley (1786)
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