Wheelock


Wheelock

Wheelock and similar may refer to:

Placenames

*River Wheelock in Cheshire in England.
*Wheelock, Cheshire is a long village south of Sandbach in Cheshire in England.
*Wheelock, Vermont (a town)
*Wheelock, North Dakota is a ghost town in the United States

Firms and buildings

*Cooper Wheelock, a manufacturer of fire alarm and general signaling products.
*Wheelock College, a small liberal arts college in Boston, Massachusetts.
*Wheelock Place is a building in Singapore.
*Wheelock & Co - formerly British Hong Wheelock and Marden Company Limited

People

*Douglas H. Wheelock, American astronaut
*Eleazar Wheelock, the founder of Dartmouth College
*Frederic M. Wheelock, author of the Latin textbook "Wheelock's Latin"
*John Wheelock, son of Eleazar Wheelock and second president of Dartmouth College
*John Hall Wheelock, an American poet
*Sean Wheelock, football (soccer) television and radio commentator

Other meanings

*The word "wheelock" occasionally occurs as a wrong spelling of "wheelclamp".
*The part of a gun is correctly spelt "wheellock".

Etymology

The name Wheelock is reported to derive from the Common Celtic ancestor of Welsh "chevel-og", meaning "winding river"


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