• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Walker! a slang interjection of incredulity (also Hookey Walker!)
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  • David Mccord
    David Mccord
    “A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul.”
  • Abraham Lincoln
    “I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.”
  • Abraham Lincoln
    “I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wealcan, to roll, turn; cog. with Ger. walken, to full cloth.


In literature:

All of Walker's men were like that.
"Chapters from My Autobiography" by Mark Twain
For large size the Walker scores the highest with 36.20 points.
"Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Wonderful Walker had one of that kind.
"Captains of Industry" by James Parton
Walker shouted to let the anchor go and drive to the wind.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
Won't you think it over from our point of view, Mrs. Walker, when you go back to your room?
"The Spinner's Book of Fiction" by Various
See here, Walker, why don't you come up and spend the weekend with me in New Hampshire?
"The Letter of the Contract" by Basil King
For meat a man name Mr. Walker wid us jest went out in de woods and shoot de wild hogs.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
On approaching Munroe, we passed through the camp of Walker's division (8000 strong), which was on its march from Arkansas to meet Banks.
"Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863" by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
He is to make a copy of all Walker's invoices since the beginning of this year.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
He was always a great walker.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley

In poetry:

Wade and Silas-Walker cry,--
"Igo and Ago--
Annie's kissin' 'em 'good-bye'!"--
Iram, coram, dago.
""Igo And Ago"" by James Whitcomb Riley
Then from your strong loins
Seed shall be scattered,
Men to the marrow,
Wilderness tamers,
Walkers of waves.
"The Voyage To Vinland: Bioern's Beckoners" by James Russell Lowell
"Walker of Murphy's blew a hole through Peters
For telling him he lied;
Then up and dusted out of South Hornitos
Across the Long Divide.
"The Hawk's Nest" by Francis Bret Harte
Of all the tribe the street contain,
They stood the first in Walker Lane;
By trade were bakers of renown
Chief of the craft in Derby town.
"Courtship" by William Hutton
Bold are the mounted robbers who on stolen horses ride
And bold the mounted troopers who patrol the Sydney side;
But few of them, though flash they be, can ride, and few can fight
As Walker did, for life and death, with Ward the other night.
"A Day's Ride" by Anonymous Oceania
Henceforth those loafing swagmen who around the stations coil,
Exchanging lies at night until they see the billies boil,
At lambing-down or shearing-time will tell with bated breath
Of Walker's fight with Thunderbolt, that ride for life and death.
"A Day's Ride" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

Vanderbilt's John Jenkins, Kentucky's Doron Lamb and Florida's Erving Walker were all part of a Boston Celtics workout Thursday and shared some thoughts on their former teams in the SEC.
More from Rob Walker at his blog, murketing.com/journal.
Jersey City woman Debby Walker calls herself a "wounded Ward F resident.".
Beaver Creek hosts Jerry Jeff Walker concert, clambake and more for 4th.
Flesh-hungry walkers and some enthusiastic human fans will lurch their way though zombie walks all over the world.
Walker's jaw injury still lingers.
Seeven months after Delanie Walker suffered a broken jaw, the effects still linger.
Equipment includes walkers, bedside commodes , raised toilet seats, shower benches, shower chairs, crutches and walkers with an attached seat (rollators).
Don't write off Vanderbilt just yet, warns former Commodores forward Andre Walker.
Photo Courtesy of Kevin Walker.
County's broadest oaks cultivated at Walker farm.
Walker talks with Beverly Hills Housewife Taylor Armstrong about her battle with Dosmestic Abuse.
A.MKE THE List: Organizers collect 507,000 signatures in effort to recall Gov Walker, Details on Walker's Campaign's lawsuit against GAB : Today's Top Stories.
Gory and the former Vivan Walker were united in marriage on Dec 9, 1950, in the home of her parents, the late Alex and Lula Walker.
Mr Walker was born in Davidson County and was a son of the late Charles Edward and Mary Louise Hood Walker.

In science:

We consider a population of N labeled random walkers moving on a substrate, and an excitation jumping among the walkers upon contact.
Random walk on a population of random walkers
Hence, the time of absorption of the first walker is gd(V )/(N − 1), that of the second walker (the first out of N − 2 left) is gd(V )/(N − 2) and so on.
Random walk on a population of random walkers
Let U (t) and S (t) be the survival probability of the walker and the average number of sites visited by the walker at time t, respectively.
Random walk on a population of random walkers
I, for τ < t < τ ′ the walker is in region II while for t > τ ′ the walker escapes to region III.
Persistence in Random Walk in Composite Media
If the walker goes straight on, the length of the step is a, if the walker changes direction, the length of the step is b.
The 3-dimensional random walk with applications to overstretched DNA and the protein titin