Lincolnesque
adjective see Lincoln II

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  • Lincolnesque — /ling keuh nesk /, adj. like or characteristic of Abraham Lincoln: a Lincolnesque compassion. [1920 25; LINCOLN + ESQUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lincolnesque — adjective Suggestive of …   Wiktionary

  • lincolnesque — lin·coln·esque …   English syllables

  • Lincolnesque — Lin•coln•esque [[t]ˌlɪŋ kəˈnɛsk[/t]] adj. like or characteristic of Abraham Lincoln • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lincolnesque — adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Abraham Lincoln • Syn: ↑Lincolnian • Pertains to noun: ↑Lincoln (for: ↑Lincolnian), ↑Lincoln • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lincolnian — adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Abraham Lincoln • Syn: ↑Lincolnesque • Pertains to noun: ↑Lincoln, ↑Lincoln (for: ↑Lincolnesque) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lincolnian — adj. of or pertaining to Abraham Lincoln. Syn: Lincolnesque. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lincoln — I. noun Etymology: Lincolnshire, England Date: 1837 any of an English breed of long wooled mutton type sheep II. biographical name Abraham 1809 1865 16th president of the United States (1861 65) • Lincolnesque or Lincolnian adjective III. bi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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