John Rock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n John Rock United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)
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Usage

In literature:

When half the distance to the Sister Rocks was covered St. John was four boat-lengths ahead.
"Young Captain Jack" by Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
There is Peter, the man of rock, and John and James, the sons of thunder.
"Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
I git married to John White in Little Rock, but he died and we didn't have no chillun.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
John sprang lightly aside, and the missile struck the rock with a sharp clang, close to him.
"For the Temple" by G. A. Henty
The first of these incidents was, that John one day slipped his foot on a tangle-covered rock, and fell into the sea.
"Jarwin and Cuffy" by R.M. Ballantyne
When that instant of blinding light and deafening sound had passed John Darrell lay prostrate, unconscious on the rocks.
"At the Time Appointed" by A. Maynard Barbour
She moved outdoors, and took a rocking-chair at the opposite end of the piazza from John and Edna.
"The Opened Shutters" by Clara Louise Burnham
That was the solid rock under John Hunter's feet.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Placing the toe of John's shoe close up against the spot on shark's rock that was their starting place, Grant began to measure.
"The Go Ahead Boys and the Treasure Cave" by Ross Kay
All beyond was inscrutable; and John's dizzy brain rocked with the shadow.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
John showed them where to put it on the rock shelf.
"The Buttoned Sky" by Geoff St. Reynard
At that moment John Ames would have given anything to have seen the rocks below swept by a sudden tidal wave.
"John Ames, Native Commissioner" by Bertram Mitford
King John's Castle (1210) commands the lough from an isolated rock.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Their good craft frequently rocked and swayed like a ship at sea and John remembered Lannes' words about the currents.
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
John felt as if the vast earth were rocking his fears to sleep.
"The Cottage of Delight" by Will N. Harben
John might have kept the poor old rocking-horse.
"Diana Tempest, Volume I (of 3)" by Mary Cholmondeley
In the shadow at the further end, near John's room, a bent figure was sitting, silently rocking itself to and fro.
"Diana Tempest, Volume III (of 3)" by Mary Cholmondeley
Alden, John, claimed to have first landed on Plymouth Rock, 290; tradition of his courtship, 300, 301.
"Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast" by Samuel Adams Drake
Disappointed that it was not John, she went back to the sitting-room and dropped into the rocking-chair by her old desk.
"Vistas of New York" by Brander Matthews
When the Atlantic Fleet visited Gibraltar, Lady Jellicoe and her family joined Sir John at the Rock, staying at the Villa Victoria.
"Admiral Jellicoe" by Arthur Applin
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In news:

's Crazy"), Folk (Bob Dylan 's "The Times They Are a Changin'") and Australian hard rock (AC/DC's "Back in Black" album) along with the self-titled debut albums by Elton John and Whitney Houston.
Sen John Edwards circa 2000 bears a striking resemblance to our favorite southern dimbulb -- '30 Rock's' Kenneth.
She was born July 18, 1930, in Little Rock to the late John and Annie Lawhorn.
Bonham, son of the legendary band's drummer John Bonham, will lead a rock concert with iconic Led Zeppelin rock songs, video and light effects.
John Fogerty and Stu Cook(rear) of Creedence Clearwater Revival accept their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
While the Rock vs John Cena is clearly the true main event of 'WrestleMania XXVIII,' in certain circles the most talked about contest will without a be CM Punk vs Chris Jericho .
The whole Public Image Ltd (PiL) thing has, for John Lydon (Johnny Rotten), been a punk-rock indictment of the celebrity machine that is the music industry.
Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalAUBURN CALIF. Auburn?s John Salfen says the rocks he found at Coloma could prove to be a much-needed windfall for him if they turn out to be meteorites.
Nov 16, 2012 (World Cafe / WXPN-FM) — A persona invented by Josh Tillman, Father John Misty showcases a rock-friendly side of the singer.
In a town known for razing its past, Teresa and John Amend's grand White Rock Lake estate, Mount Vernon , seems as permanent as the pyramids.
John had control of the Rock Wars topic for this week.
John Eggerton Rocks the 'Schoolhouse' Preamble.
John Fedele/ESPNHSSouth Pointe (Rock Hill, S.C.) defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, now at South Carolina, was the most hyped football recruit in a decade.
An early inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, John Hammond was one of the most important figures in 20th century popular music .
NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 14: Elton John poses in the press room at the 26th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at The Waldorf=Astoria on March 14, 2011 in New York City.
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