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tubman

[tuhb-muh n] /ˈtʌb mən/
noun, plural tubmen. Old English Law.
1.
a barrister in the Court of Exchequer who had precedence in motions over every other barrister except the postman.
Compare postman2 .
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; tub + -man

Tubman

[tuhb-muh n] /ˈtʌb mən/
noun
1.
Harriet (Araminta) 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slave and leader of the Underground Railroad; served as a Union scout during Civil War.
2.
William Vacanarat Shadrach
[vuh-kan-uh-rat] /vəˈkæn əˌræt/ (Show IPA),
1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71.
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Tubman

/ˈtʌbmən/
noun
1.
William Vacanarat Shadrach (vəˈkænəˌræt ˈʃædræk). 1895–1971, Liberian statesman; president of Liberia (1944–71)
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