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Henry Dickinson GREEN

GREEN, Henry Dickinson, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., May 3, 1857; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the Reading High School in 1872 …

Graham Greene

Name at birth: Henry Graham GreeneGraham Greene was a popular and critically acclaimed author during the 20th century, a British writer known for stranger-in-a-strange-land stories such as 1955's The …

Green Wax

Estreats delivered to a sheriff out of the Exchequer, under the seal of the court, which is impressed upon green wax, to be levied (7 Henry IV. c. 3). (Wharton: Law Lexicon.) Source: Dict…

Green Cloth

The Board of Green Cloth. A board connected with the royal household, having power to correct offenders within the verge of the palace and two hundred yards beyond the gates. A warrant from…

Kendal Green

Green cloth for foresters; so called from Kendal, Westmoreland, famous at one time for this manufacture. Kendal green was the livery of Robin Hood and his followers. In Rymer's Faedera (ii.…

Samuel Greene ARNOLD

Senate Years of Service: 1862-1863Party: RepublicanARNOLD, Samuel Greene, (granduncle of Theodore Francis Green), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., April 12, 1821; received…

Daniel Greene GARNSEY

GARNSEY, Daniel Greene, a Representative from New York; born in Canaan, Columbia County, N.Y., June 17, 1779; attended private schools; member of the State militia in 1805; brigade inspector in…

Board of Green Cloth

So called because the lord steward and his board sat at a table covered with green cloth. It existed certainly in the reign of Henry I., and probably earlier, and was abolished in 1849. &#8…

Isham Green HARRIS

Senate Years of Service: 1877-1897Party: DemocratHARRIS, Isham Green, a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born near Tullahoma, Franklin County, Tenn., February 10, 1818; attended the…

Green

Young, fresh, as green cheese, i.e. cream cheese, which is eaten fresh; green goose, a young or midsummer goose. “If you would fat green geese, shut them up when they are about a mont…