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  • (noun): United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858).
    Synonyms: Dred Scott
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on scott:

USS Scott
... USS Scott refers to several ships of the U.S ... Navy DE-241 was originally named USS Scott but was renamed Keith ... The first Scott (DE-214), a Buckley-class destroyer escort, named for Robert R ...
John Scott Russell - The Wave of Translation
... In fluid dynamics the wave is now called a Scott Russell solitary wave or soliton ... The discovery is described here in his own words Scott Russell spent some time making practical and theoretical investigations of these waves ... Scott Russell's experimental work seemed at contrast with the Isaac Newton and Daniel Bernoulli's theories of hydrodynamics ...
John Scott Russell - Personal Life
... John Scott Russell was born John Russell on 9 May 1808 in Parkhead, Glasgow, the son of David Russell and Agnes Clark Scott ... of Natural Philosophy at Edinburgh University in 1832, Scott Russell, though only 24 years old, was elected to temporarily fill the vacancy pending the ... It is interesting to note that in his obituary it was mentioned that John Scott Russell was a very gifted person but did not contribute papers to the Royal Society of London but to other ...
Inverurie Loco Works F.C. - Current 1st Team Squad
... Daniel Bell Andy Reid (On Loan to Turriff FC) Defenders Kieran Adams Ryan Broadhurst Scott Buchan Ally Graham Roddy Mess Steven Park Simon Scott Mark ...

More definitions of "Scott":

  • (noun): United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866).
    Synonyms: Winfield Scott
  • (noun): English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912).
    Synonyms: Robert Scott, Robert Falcon Scott
  • (noun): Award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999).
    Synonyms: George C. Scott

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    It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
    —F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

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    A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
    —F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)